New York Community Bancorp (NYSE:NYCB) and PB Bankshares (NASDAQ:PBBK) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
62.1% of New York Community Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of New York Community Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for New York Community Bancorp and PB Bankshares, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|New York Community Bancorp||0||6||4||0||2.40|
New York Community Bancorp presently has a consensus price target of $12.61, suggesting a potential upside of 0.71%. Given New York Community Bancorp’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe New York Community Bancorp is more favorable than PB Bankshares.
This table compares New York Community Bancorp and PB Bankshares’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|New York Community Bancorp||34.32%||8.86%||0.99%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares New York Community Bancorp and PB Bankshares’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|New York Community Bancorp||$1.77 billion||3.29||$511.11 million||$0.87||14.39|
New York Community Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than PB Bankshares.
New York Community Bancorp beats PB Bankshares on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
New York Community Bancorp Company Profile
New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of multi-family loans on non-luxury rent-regulated buildings that feature below-market rents. It also offers financial products and services to individuals and businesses. The company was founded on July 20, 1993 and is headquartered in Westbury, NY.
PB Bankshares Company Profile
PB Bankshares Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial products and solutions. It offers retail and commercial banking services such as deposits, online Internet banking, loan services, investments, trust, and credit card to small and medium-sized businesses and consumers. PB Bankshares Inc. is based in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
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