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CGC   7.83 (+20.65%)
DIS   112.43 (-0.45%)
AMC   2.92 (-2.01%)
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PYPL   62.10 (-1.83%)
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QQQ   423.41 (-0.57%)
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AMC   2.92 (-2.01%)
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Banner (BANR) Competitors

$43.73
+0.58 (+1.34%)
(As of 04:00 PM ET)

BANR vs. LKFN, HTLF, EFSC, FBK, RNST, OFG, LOB, FBNC, SYBT, and BUSE

Should you be buying Banner stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Banner include Lakeland Financial (LKFN), Heartland Financial USA (HTLF), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), FB Financial (FBK), Renasant (RNST), OFG Bancorp (OFG), Live Oak Bancshares (LOB), First Bancorp (FBNC), Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT), and First Busey (BUSE). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Banner vs.

Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) and Banner (NASDAQ:BANR) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and community ranking.

Lakeland Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Banner pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Lakeland Financial pays out 52.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Banner pays out 36.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Lakeland Financial has raised its dividend for 13 consecutive years and Banner has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Banner is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Banner had 12 more articles in the media than Lakeland Financial. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Banner and 3 mentions for Lakeland Financial. Lakeland Financial's average media sentiment score of 0.30 beat Banner's score of 0.18 indicating that Banner is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lakeland Financial
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Banner
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Banner has higher revenue and earnings than Lakeland Financial. Banner is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lakeland Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lakeland Financial$393.12M3.91$93.77M$3.6516.20
Banner$745.98M2.01$183.62M$5.338.20

Banner has a net margin of 24.61% compared to Banner's net margin of 23.85%. Banner's return on equity of 14.89% beat Lakeland Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lakeland Financial23.85% 14.89% 1.38%
Banner 24.61%12.96%1.30%

81.2% of Lakeland Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.3% of Banner shares are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of Lakeland Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Banner shares 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.

Lakeland Financial has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banner has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Lakeland Financial presently has a consensus price target of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 24.87%. Banner has a consensus price target of $53.75, suggesting a potential upside of 21.94%. Given Banner's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Lakeland Financial is more favorable than Banner.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lakeland Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Banner
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Lakeland Financial received 46 more outperform votes than Banner when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.19% of users gave Banner an outperform vote while only 56.69% of users gave Lakeland Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Lakeland FinancialOutperform Votes
373
56.69%
Underperform Votes
285
43.31%
BannerOutperform Votes
327
58.19%
Underperform Votes
235
41.81%

Summary

Banner beats Lakeland Financial on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BANR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BANR vs. The Competition

MetricBannerState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.50B$2.23B$8.08B$7.44B
Dividend Yield4.47%4.41%10.74%4.00%
P/E Ratio8.2010.2659.7417.11
Price / Sales2.011.793,611.6883.14
Price / Cash6.598.0427.7535.12
Price / Book0.910.982.364.19
Net Income$183.62M$434.16M$995.02M$214.01M
7 Day Performance-1.44%-0.95%-1.62%-4.87%
1 Month Performance-2.10%-1.40%-1.79%-3.46%
1 Year Performance-15.79%13.76%9.34%3.82%

Banner Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LKFN
Lakeland Financial
3.4167 of 5 stars
$58.48
-0.1%
$74.00
+26.5%
+0.2%$1.52B$246.89M16.02608Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
HTLF
Heartland Financial USA
4.7539 of 5 stars
$33.84
-1.1%
$39.80
+17.6%
-8.6%$1.45B$580.39M20.021,970Short Interest ↓
EFSC
Enterprise Financial Services
4.7857 of 5 stars
$38.30
+0.3%
$49.33
+28.8%
-13.6%$1.44B$550.39M7.541,221Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
FBK
FB Financial
4.6752 of 5 stars
$34.48
-1.3%
$36.90
+7.0%
+17.0%$1.62B$477.76M13.421,591Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
RNST
Renasant
2.5566 of 5 stars
$28.80
+0.2%
$33.00
+14.6%
-3.8%$1.62B$910.39M11.162,300Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
OFG
OFG Bancorp
3.757 of 5 stars
$34.37
-1.0%
$40.00
+16.4%
+36.2%$1.62B$770.73M9.002,248News Coverage
LOB
Live Oak Bancshares
3.5026 of 5 stars
$37.93
-0.7%
$41.50
+9.4%
+53.2%$1.70B$800.01M23.13943Upcoming Earnings
FBNC
First Bancorp
1.8464 of 5 stars
$32.00
-2.1%
$33.00
+3.1%
-7.5%$1.32B$546.25M12.651,445Upcoming Earnings
SYBT
Stock Yards Bancorp
3.7678 of 5 stars
$43.94
-0.6%
$48.00
+9.2%
-18.1%$1.29B$438.92M11.971,075Upcoming Earnings
BUSE
First Busey
4.6234 of 5 stars
$22.20
-0.1%
$24.50
+10.4%
+12.7%$1.23B$601.76M10.231,479Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:BANR) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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