CNB Financial (NASDAQ: CCNE) is one of 312 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare CNB Financial to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and valuation.
This table compares CNB Financial and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CNB Financial Competitors||18.51%||8.31%||0.93%|
CNB Financial has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CNB Financial’s peers have a beta of 0.79, suggesting that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
42.9% of CNB Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.4% of CNB Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CNB Financial and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CNB Financial||$112.01 million||$20.54 million||16.54|
|CNB Financial Competitors||$5.55 billion||$833.70 million||397.06|
CNB Financial’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than CNB Financial. CNB Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
CNB Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. CNB Financial pays out 39.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for CNB Financial and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CNB Financial Competitors||2416||8770||8804||369||2.35|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 9.24%. Given CNB Financial’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CNB Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
CNB Financial peers beat CNB Financial on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About CNB Financial
CNB Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company is the holding company of CNB Bank (the Bank); CNB Securities Corporation, which maintains investments in debt and equity securities; CNB Insurance Agency, which provides for the sale of nonproprietary annuities and other insurance products, and Holiday Financial Services Corporation, which offers small balance unsecured loans and secured loans, primarily collateralized by automobiles and equipment. The Bank is a full service bank engaging in a range of banking activities and services for individual, business, governmental and institutional customers. The Bank’s Wealth & Asset Management Services division offers a range of client services. The Bank’s activities include checking, savings and time deposit accounts; real estate loans, commercial loans, industrial loans, residential loans and consumer loans, and other specialized financial services.
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