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Bank of South Carolina (BKSC) Competitors

$12.05
-0.14 (-1.15%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)

BKSC vs. UBCP, FXNC, RNDB, SBNY, BMRC, JMSB, LNKB, FRBA, USCB, and MVBF

Should you be buying Bank of South Carolina stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Bank of South Carolina include United Bancorp (UBCP), First National (FXNC), Randolph Bancorp (RNDB), Signature Bank (SBNY), Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC), John Marshall Bancorp (JMSB), LINKBANCORP (LNKB), First Bank (FRBA), USCB Financial (USCB), and MVB Financial (MVBF). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Bank of South Carolina vs.

United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) and Bank of South Carolina (NASDAQ:BKSC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, community ranking, media sentiment and analyst recommendations.

United Bancorp has a beta of 0.4, meaning that its share price is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank of South Carolina has a beta of 0.56, meaning that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
United Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Bank of South Carolina
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

United Bancorp has a net margin of 21.47% compared to United Bancorp's net margin of 19.55%. Bank of South Carolina's return on equity of 15.23% beat United Bancorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
United Bancorp21.47% 15.23% 1.10%
Bank of South Carolina 19.55%11.85%0.84%

Bank of South Carolina received 98 more outperform votes than United Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.76% of users gave Bank of South Carolina an outperform vote while only 60.26% of users gave United Bancorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
United BancorpOutperform Votes
91
60.26%
Underperform Votes
60
39.74%
Bank of South CarolinaOutperform Votes
189
61.76%
Underperform Votes
117
38.24%

United Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Bank of South Carolina pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. United Bancorp pays out 43.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bank of South Carolina pays out 71.6% 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. United Bancorp has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years.

United Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Bank of South Carolina. United Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bank of South Carolina, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Bancorp$40.90M1.79$8.95M$1.597.74
Bank of South Carolina$26.08M2.52$5.49M$0.9512.68

15.4% of United Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Bank of South Carolina shares are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of United Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 29.8% of Bank of South Carolina shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, United Bancorp had 1 more articles in the media than Bank of South Carolina. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for United Bancorp and 4 mentions for Bank of South Carolina. Bank of South Carolina's average media sentiment score of 1.06 beat United Bancorp's score of 0.32 indicating that United Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
United Bancorp
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Bank of South Carolina
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

United Bancorp beats Bank of South Carolina on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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BKSC vs. The Competition

MetricBank of South CarolinaState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$65.79M$2.30B$8.94B$8.04B
Dividend Yield5.66%4.25%10.60%3.97%
P/E Ratio12.6811.0356.6717.45
Price / Sales2.521.963,509.0274.42
Price / Cash11.208.4627.6331.30
Price / Book1.391.003.124.60
Net Income$5.49M$405.80M$1.01B$213.66M
7 Day Performance-6.37%-3.24%-1.57%-1.25%
1 Month Performance-1.15%0.71%0.92%2.07%
1 Year Performance-13.43%27.66%22.93%6.95%

Bank of South Carolina Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UBCP
United Bancorp
3.1374 of 5 stars
$12.31
-1.5%
N/A+7.6%$73.29M$40.90M7.74115Short Interest ↓
Positive News
FXNC
First National
4.4147 of 5 stars
$15.55
+0.3%
$19.00
+22.2%
+3.0%$97.61M$69.50M10.87150Positive News
RNDB
Randolph Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$26.99
flat
N/A+0.0%$140.43M$56.04M34.60170
SBNY
Signature Bank
0 of 5 stars
$4.05
+3.8%
N/A+2,855.6%$254.86M$3.71B0.002,243Analyst Forecast
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
BMRC
Bank of Marin Bancorp
3.7169 of 5 stars
$15.30
-0.5%
$17.33
+13.3%
-12.2%$249.17M$144.48M18.43329Positive News
JMSB
John Marshall Bancorp
1.0275 of 5 stars
$17.16
+0.9%
N/A-23.8%$244.03M$85.83M78.00132Positive News
LNKB
LINKBANCORP
3.7036 of 5 stars
$6.50
-1.2%
$7.50
+15.4%
+31.4%$242.82M$66.29M-25.00342Short Interest ↓
Positive News
FRBA
First Bank
4.3424 of 5 stars
$12.21
+0.2%
$15.00
+22.9%
+13.6%$238.94M$173.30M10.81288Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
USCB
USCB Financial
4.3824 of 5 stars
$12.00
+2.7%
$13.33
+11.1%
+19.8%$235.87M$108.42M15.58196Short Interest ↑
Positive News
MVBF
MVB Financial
4.8812 of 5 stars
$18.22
-0.5%
$25.25
+38.6%
-1.8%$234.78M$209.53M9.74445Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:BKSC) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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