Baylake (NASDAQ: BYLK) is one of 314 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Baylake to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Baylake and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Baylake Competitors||$5.65 billion||$755.73 million||401.34|
This table compares Baylake and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk and Volatility
Baylake has a beta of 3.79, suggesting that its share price is 279% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baylake’s rivals have a beta of 0.89, suggesting that their average share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Baylake pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Baylake pays out 42.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 36.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Baylake and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 4.53%. Given Baylake’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Baylake has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Baylake rivals beat Baylake on 9 of the 11 factors compared.
Baylake Corp. is a bank holding company. The Company’s primary activities consists of holding the stock of its subsidiary bank, Baylake Bank (the Bank), and providing a range of banking and related business activities through the Bank and its other subsidiaries. The Bank is an independent community bank offering a range of financial services primarily to small businesses and individuals located in its market area. The Bank provides a range of loan, deposit and other banking products and services to its business, individual or retail and municipal customers, which include safe deposit box services, personal and corporate trust services, treasury management, private banking, financial planning and electronic banking services, including mobile banking and eBanc, an Internet banking product for its customers. It offers investment advisory services through Admiral Asset Management, Inc. (Admiral). The Bank conducts its community banking business through over 20 service financial centers.
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