FFBW (NASDAQ:FFBW) and Capitol Federal Financial (NASDAQ:CFFN) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares FFBW and Capitol Federal Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Capitol Federal Financial||26.77%||7.02%||1.00%|
FFBW has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capitol Federal Financial has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
4.0% of FFBW shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of Capitol Federal Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of FFBW shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Capitol Federal Financial shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Capitol Federal Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. FFBW does not pay a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for FFBW and Capitol Federal Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Capitol Federal Financial||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares FFBW and Capitol Federal Financial’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|FFBW||$11.31 million||6.32||$1.06 million||N/A||N/A|
|Capitol Federal Financial||$351.91 million||5.75||$94.24 million||N/A||N/A|
Capitol Federal Financial has higher revenue and earnings than FFBW.
Capitol Federal Financial beats FFBW on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
FFBW Company Profile
FFBW, Inc. is the holding company of First Federal Bank of Wisconsin (the Bank). First Federal Bank of Wisconsin is a federally chartered mutual savings bank. The Bank’s business consists primarily of taking deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations, in one-to four-family residential owner-occupied real estate loans, one-to four-family residential investor-owned real estate loans, multifamily loans and commercial real estate loans, and, to a lesser extent, commercial and industrial loans, commercial development loans and consumer loans. The Bank invests in various types of liquid assets, including the United States Treasury obligations, securities of various government-sponsored enterprises and municipal governments, deposits at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. At March 31, 2017, the Bank had total deposits of 180.5 million. At March 31, 2017, the Bank had net loans of 165,697 thousand.
Capitol Federal Financial Company Profile
Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. operates as the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank that provides various retail banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts a range of deposit products, including savings accounts, money market accounts, interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, and certificates of deposits. It also provides various loan products, such as one- to four-family residential real estate loans; construction-to-permanent loans; consumer loans comprising home equity loans and lines of credit, home improvement loans, vehicle loans, and loans secured by savings deposits; and commercial real estate loans that include various property types, which comprise hotels, office and retail buildings, senior housing facilities, and multi-family dwellings located in Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Colorado, Arkansas, California, Montana, and Arizona. In addition, the company offers mobile, telephone, and online banking services, as well as bill payment services; operates a call center; invests in various securities; and engages in the reinsurance and real estate businesses. It operates a network of 58 branches, including 48 traditional branches and 10 in-store branches located in 9 counties throughout Kansas and 3 counties in Missouri. The company serves the metropolitan areas of Topeka, Wichita, Lawrence, Manhattan, Emporia, and Salina, Kansas, as well as the metropolitan area of greater Kansas. Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Topeka, Kansas.
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