Cape Bancorp (NASDAQ: CBNJ) is one of 307 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cape Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cape Bancorp and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cape Bancorp N/A N/A 15.86
Cape Bancorp Competitors $5.50 billion $827.87 million 388.96

Cape Bancorp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Cape Bancorp. Cape Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Cape Bancorp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cape Bancorp 13.12% 4.73% 0.50%
Cape Bancorp Competitors 18.68% 8.20% 0.92%

Dividends

Cape Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Cape Bancorp pays out 43.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Cape Bancorp and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cape Bancorp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cape Bancorp Competitors 2261 8723 8637 359 2.36

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 1.19%. Given Cape Bancorp’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cape Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Cape Bancorp has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cape Bancorp’s rivals have a beta of 0.79, indicating that their average stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Cape Bancorp rivals beat Cape Bancorp on 10 of the 11 factors compared.

About Cape Bancorp

Cape Bancorp, Inc. (Cape Bancorp) is the holding company of Cape Bank (the Bank). The Bank focuses on providing deposit and loan products to retail customers and to small and mid-sized businesses from its fourteen full service branch offices, located in Atlantic and Cape May Counties, one drive-up teller/ATM operation in Atlantic County, three market development offices (MDOs) located in Burlington, Cape May and Atlantic Counties in New Jersey, and two MDOs in Pennsylvania servicing the five county Philadelphia market located in Radnor, Delaware County and in Philadelphia. It attracts deposits from the general public and uses those funds to originate a variety of loans, including commercial mortgages, commercial business loans, home equity loans and lines of credit (HELOC) and construction loans. Its retail and business banking deposit products include checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit with terms ranging from 30 days to 60 months.

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