Contrasting Avidbank (AVBH) & The Competition

Avidbank (OTCMKTS: AVBH) is one of 74 public companies in the “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Avidbank to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Avidbank has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avidbank’s peers have a beta of 22.22, indicating that their average share price is 2,122% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.1% of Avidbank shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.3% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.1% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Avidbank and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Avidbank 22.09% N/A N/A
Avidbank Competitors 20.78% 10.80% 0.87%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Avidbank and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Avidbank $53.53 million $9.63 million 11.59
Avidbank Competitors $12.71 billion $1.60 billion 11.22

Avidbank’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Avidbank. Avidbank is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Avidbank and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Avidbank 0 0 0 0 N/A
Avidbank Competitors 1072 3111 2597 79 2.25

As a group, “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 64.15%. Given Avidbank’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Avidbank has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Summary

Avidbank peers beat Avidbank on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About Avidbank

Avidbank Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of financial products and services. Through its subsidiary, it offers personal banking, corporate banking, corporate finance, and real estate lending services. The company was founded on December 17, 2007 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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