Critical Review: Bank Of Kentucky Financial (BKYF) vs. Its Competitors
Bank Of Kentucky Financial (NASDAQ: BKYF) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Retail & Mortgage Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Bank Of Kentucky Financial to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.
Risk & Volatility
Bank Of Kentucky Financial has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals have a beta of 0.79, meaning that their average stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial||21.85%||8.12%||0.86%|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors||17.37%||-29.95%||1.05%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors||113||474||530||14||2.39|
As a group, “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies have a potential upside of 20.45%. Given Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bank Of Kentucky Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial||N/A||N/A||22.17|
|Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors||$423.03 million||$4.09 million||262.17|
Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bank Of Kentucky Financial. Bank Of Kentucky Financial 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.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
51.7% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Bank Of Kentucky Financial rivals beat Bank Of Kentucky Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared.
About Bank Of Kentucky Financial
The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary The Bank of Kentucky, Inc. (the Bank), is engaged in the banking business. The Bank provides financial services and other financial solutions through 32 offices located in northern Kentucky. The principal products produced and services rendered by the Bank include commercial banking, consumer banking and trust services. The Bank provides a range of commercial banking services to corporations and other business clients that include loans and deposit services, including checking, lockbox services and other treasury management services. The Bank provides banking services to consumers, including checking, savings and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposits and individual retirement accounts. It also offers specialized services in the areas of fiduciary services and wealth management.
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