Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) (NASDAQ: CLBH) is one of 340 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) 14.33% 7.32% 0.68%
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) Competitors 18.68% 8.56% 0.93%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) N/A N/A 27.71
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) Competitors $5.53 billion $802.05 million 345.22

Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC)’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC). Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) 0 0 0 0 N/A
Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) Competitors 2257 9105 9164 377 2.37

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 4.21%. Given Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC)’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC)’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, indicating that their average share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.9% of Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.9% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) rivals beat Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Carolina Bank Holding Inc. (NC) Company Profile

Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company of the Carolina Bank (the Bank). The Bank engages in a general banking business in Guilford, Alamance, Randolph and Forsyth Counties, North Carolina. The Company operates through three segments: the Commercial/Retail Bank, the Mortgage Banking Division and the Holding Company. The Bank’s operations are commercially oriented and directed to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses located in its market area and its deposits and loans are derived from customers in its geographic market. It provides commercial and consumer banking services, including personal and commercial checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts and related business and individual banking services. It offers loans, which include construction and development loans, commercial real estate loans, home equity lines, residential real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, and consumer and other loans.

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