Analyzing Logansport Financial (OTCMKTS:LOGN) & FFD Financial (OTCMKTS:FFDF)

Logansport Financial (OTCMKTS:LOGN) and FFD Financial (OTCMKTS:FFDF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Logansport Financial and FFD Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Logansport Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
FFD Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Logansport Financial and FFD Financial’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Logansport Financial $8.88 million 2.27 $2.25 million N/A N/A
FFD Financial $19.27 million 3.16 $6.32 million N/A N/A

FFD Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Logansport Financial.

Dividends

Logansport Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. FFD Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.9% of FFD Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 17.4% of Logansport Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of FFD Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Logansport Financial and FFD Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Logansport Financial 26.81% N/A N/A
FFD Financial N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and Risk

Logansport Financial has a beta of 0.24, meaning that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FFD Financial has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its stock price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

FFD Financial beats Logansport Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Logansport Financial Company Profile

Logansport Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Logansport Savings Bank, FSB that provides a range of banking and financial services to individual and corporate customers primarily in the Cass County, Indiana. Its personal banking products and services include checking accounts, rite accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, health savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts; mortgage loans, loans for single family and multi-family dwellings, home improvement loans, construction loans, commercial buildings loans, farm loans, consumer loans, education loans, and car loans; and Internet and mobile banking services. The company also provides business and commercial checking accounts, commercial savings accounts/certificates of deposit, commercial sweep accounts, ACH debit/credit capabilities, electric federal tax payment systems, remote banking and merchant card services, wires, coin services, night deposit bags, money market accounts and certificates, remote deposit banking, and e-statements; and business Internet banking services. In addition, it offers revolving or seasonal lines of credit, term loans for equipment, commercial real estate mortgages for expansion or acquisition, equipment leasing, commercial letters of credit, and guaranteed loans, as well as agricultural loans. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in Logansport, Indiana.

FFD Financial Company Profile

FFD Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for First Federal Community Bank, National Association that provides banking products and services. It offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, health savings, and club accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. The company also provides home mortgage loans, home equity line of credit, auto and boat loans, overdraft protection line of credit, personal loans, business term loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, and equipment loans; and credit and debit cards. In addition, it offers online banking and bill pay, e-statement, overdraft protection, mobile banking, night depository, cash management, wire transfer, safe deposit box, night depository, and teller services. Further, the company through its subsidiary, FFD Risk Management, Inc., provides property and casualty insurance services. It operates branches in Dover, New Philadelphia, Boulevard, Sugarcreek, Berlin, and Mt. Hope. FFD Financial Corporation was founded in 1898 and is based in Dover, Ohio.

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