NASDAQ:BWB

Bridgewater Bancshares Competitors

$17.44
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(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.74
$17.70
50-Day Range
$15.37
$17.78
52-Week Range
$8.10
$18.25
Volume75,102 shs
Average Volume66,882 shs
Market Capitalization$490.53 million
P/E Ratio16.61
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.79

Competitors

Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) Vs. GWB, VBTX, EGBN, LKFN, EFSC, and BUSE

Should you be buying BWB stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" are considered alternatives and competitors to Bridgewater Bancshares, including Great Western Bancorp (GWB), Veritex (VBTX), Eagle Bancorp (EGBN), Lakeland Financial (LKFN), Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC), and First Busey (BUSE).

Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) and Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Bridgewater Bancshares and Great Western Bancorp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%
Great Western Bancorp-137.93%6.62%0.70%

Volatility and Risk

Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Great Western Bancorp has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Bridgewater Bancshares and Great Western Bancorp, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00
Great Western Bancorp02202.50

Bridgewater Bancshares presently has a consensus target price of $20.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.68%. Great Western Bancorp has a consensus target price of $18.00, suggesting a potential downside of 47.78%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than Great Western Bancorp.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.4% of Great Western Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Great Western Bancorp shares are owned by company 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bridgewater Bancshares and Great Western Bancorp's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61
Great Western Bancorp$493.59 million3.85$-680,810,000.00$1.6021.54

Bridgewater Bancshares has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Great Western Bancorp. Bridgewater Bancshares is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Great Western Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Bridgewater Bancshares beats Great Western Bancorp on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) and Veritex (NASDAQ:VBTX) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.2% of Veritex shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of Veritex shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Bridgewater Bancshares and Veritex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%
Veritex21.03%6.70%0.93%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Bridgewater Bancshares and Veritex's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61
Veritex$408.87 million4.32$90.74 million$2.2915.62

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Bridgewater Bancshares and Veritex, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00
Veritex00113.50

Bridgewater Bancshares presently has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.68%. Veritex has a consensus target price of $31.50, indicating a potential downside of 11.91%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than Veritex.

Volatility & Risk

Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veritex has a beta of 1.77, indicating that its stock price is 77% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Veritex beats Bridgewater Bancshares on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN) and Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Eagle Bancorp and Bridgewater Bancshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eagle Bancorp28.94%10.81%1.32%
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Eagle Bancorp and Bridgewater Bancshares, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eagle Bancorp04002.00
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00

Eagle Bancorp presently has a consensus target price of $39.50, indicating a potential downside of 28.29%. Bridgewater Bancshares has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.68%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than Eagle Bancorp.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

70.1% of Eagle Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Eagle Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eagle Bancorp and Bridgewater Bancshares' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eagle Bancorp$455.33 million3.87$142.94 million$4.3212.75
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61

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

Volatility & Risk

Eagle Bancorp has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Lakeland Financial (NASDAQ:LKFN) and Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Lakeland Financial and Bridgewater Bancshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lakeland Financial33.90%13.31%1.56%
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Lakeland Financial and Bridgewater Bancshares, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lakeland Financial0000N/A
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00

Bridgewater Bancshares has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.68%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than Lakeland Financial.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.8% of Lakeland Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of Lakeland Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Lakeland Financial and Bridgewater Bancshares' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lakeland Financial$260.21 million6.30$87.05 million$3.3819.19
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61

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

Volatility and Risk

Lakeland Financial has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Lakeland Financial beats Bridgewater Bancshares on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC) and Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Enterprise Financial Services and Bridgewater Bancshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Enterprise Financial Services21.40%8.61%0.94%
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Enterprise Financial Services and Bridgewater Bancshares, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Enterprise Financial Services00103.00
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00

Enterprise Financial Services presently has a consensus target price of $40.00, indicating a potential downside of 20.74%. Bridgewater Bancshares has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.68%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than Enterprise Financial Services.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.4% of Enterprise Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. 9.0% of Enterprise Financial Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Enterprise Financial Services and Bridgewater Bancshares' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Enterprise Financial Services$354.31 million4.45$92.74 million$4.0812.37
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61

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

Volatility and Risk

Enterprise Financial Services has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

First Busey (NASDAQ:BUSE) and Bridgewater Bancshares (NASDAQ:BWB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares First Busey and Bridgewater Bancshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
First Busey22.18%8.62%1.04%
Bridgewater Bancshares26.20%12.13%1.21%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for First Busey and Bridgewater Bancshares, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
First Busey01102.50
Bridgewater Bancshares00103.00

First Busey presently has a consensus target price of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.40%. Bridgewater Bancshares has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.68%. Given Bridgewater Bancshares' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bridgewater Bancshares is more favorable than First Busey.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

46.1% of First Busey shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.1% of Bridgewater Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. 7.5% of First Busey shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Bridgewater Bancshares 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.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares First Busey and Bridgewater Bancshares' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First Busey$472.65 million2.97$102.95 million$2.1512.00
Bridgewater Bancshares$107.60 million4.56$31.40 million$1.0516.61

First Busey has higher revenue and earnings than Bridgewater Bancshares. First Busey is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bridgewater Bancshares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

First Busey has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bridgewater Bancshares has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Bridgewater Bancshares beats First Busey on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Bridgewater Bancshares Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Great Western Bancorp logo
GWB
Great Western Bancorp
1.6$34.47-0.6%$1.90 billion$493.59 million-2.83Gap Down
Veritex logo
VBTX
Veritex
2.2$35.76-0.4%$1.77 billion$408.87 million22.63Insider Selling
Eagle Bancorp logo
EGBN
Eagle Bancorp
1.7$55.08-0.2%$1.76 billion$455.33 million13.98
Lakeland Financial logo
LKFN
Lakeland Financial
1.5$64.86-0.6%$1.64 billion$260.21 million20.33
Enterprise Financial Services logo
EFSC
Enterprise Financial Services
1.9$50.47-0.5%$1.58 billion$354.31 million17.96Insider Buying
Decrease in Short Interest
First Busey logo
BUSE
First Busey
1.8$25.80-0.1%$1.40 billion$472.65 million14.10Analyst Revision
TriCo Bancshares logo
TCBK
TriCo Bancshares
1.9$46.82-0.4%$1.39 billion$325.96 million22.09Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Southside Bancshares logo
SBSI
Southside Bancshares
1.7$42.27-0.3%$1.38 billion$283.15 million20.13Dividend Increase
News Coverage
S&T Bancorp logo
STBA
S&T Bancorp
1.8$34.04-0.1%$1.34 billion$373.04 million63.04Analyst Upgrade
First Bancorp logo
FBNC
First Bancorp
1.6$45.45-0.9%$1.29 billion$308.70 million16.83Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Merchants Bancorp logo
MBIN
Merchants Bancorp
1.7$44.65-0.3%$1.29 billion$259.08 million9.40Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Boston Private Financial logo
BPFH
Boston Private Financial
1.7$15.39-1.2%$1.27 billion$409.99 million30.18Insider Selling
Gap Down
OFG Bancorp logo
OFG
OFG Bancorp
1.5$24.45-1.4%$1.26 billion$456.29 million28.77
1st Source logo
SRCE
1st Source
1.8$48.98-1.0%$1.24 billion$384.01 million16.33Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
Stock Yards Bancorp logo
SYBT
Stock Yards Bancorp
2.0N/AN/A$1.18 billion$197.55 million20.34News Coverage
Premier Financial logo
PFC
Premier Financial
2.1$31.41-0.1%$1.17 billion$186.04 million22.60
Customers Bancorp logo
CUBI
Customers Bancorp
1.8$35.04-0.8%$1.13 billion$544.68 million11.45Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
German American Bancorp logo
GABC
German American Bancorp
1.5$42.44-1.5%$1.12 billion$221.98 million19.74Analyst Upgrade
ConnectOne Bancorp logo
CNOB
ConnectOne Bancorp
1.8$28.09-0.1%$1.12 billion$279.52 million16.24Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
First Foundation logo
FFWM
First Foundation
1.5$24.32-0.4%$1.09 billion$290.54 million14.14
Origin Bancorp logo
OBNK
Origin Bancorp
1.7$44.76-0.1%$1.05 billion$273.56 million33.16
Preferred Bank logo
PFBC
Preferred Bank
2.2$68.18-0.3%$1.03 billion$234.19 million14.92
HomeStreet logo
HMST
HomeStreet
1.9$44.51-1.8%$950.51 million$352.04 million16.42Dividend Announcement
Insider Buying
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
Republic Bancorp logo
RBCAA
Republic Bancorp
1.6$45.40-0.6%$947.23 million$355.89 million10.68News Coverage
Lakeland Bancorp logo
LBAI
Lakeland Bancorp
2.2$18.72-0.2%$947.20 million$283.28 million16.71Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Bryn Mawr Bank logo
BMTC
Bryn Mawr Bank
1.9$47.02-0.2%$937.11 million$275.57 million28.33
Washington Trust Bancorp logo
WASH
Washington Trust Bancorp
1.7$52.43-1.0%$906.10 million$264.74 million13.65
Byline Bancorp logo
BY
Byline Bancorp
2.0$23.39-0.8%$903.63 million$320.31 million22.07Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
Univest Financial logo
UVSP
Univest Financial
2.3$29.38-0.4%$863.18 million$279.52 million23.50
Allegiance Bancshares logo
ABTX
Allegiance Bancshares
1.6$40.88-0.3%$825.08 million$246.33 million19.37
Central Pacific Financial logo
CPF
Central Pacific Financial
1.8$28.60-0.6%$809.18 million$258.18 million20.72
Community Trust Bancorp logo
CTBI
Community Trust Bancorp
1.7$45.38-0.0%$808.94 million$235.58 million13.51News Coverage
Horizon Bancorp logo
HBNC
Horizon Bancorp
1.7$18.37-0.2%$807.34 million$251.39 million12.58Analyst Revision
HarborOne Bancorp logo
HONE
HarborOne Bancorp
1.3$14.25-0.4%$801.26 million$215.76 million24.57Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Great Southern Bancorp logo
GSBC
Great Southern Bancorp
1.6$57.93-0.1%$793.06 million$265.95 million13.89
First Mid Bancshares logo
FMBH
First Mid Bancshares
1.4$43.89-0.3%$791.73 million$205.74 million16.82Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Altabancorp logo
ALTA
Altabancorp
1.5$41.88-0.6%$790.44 million$134.23 million17.97Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
TriState Capital logo
TSC
TriState Capital
1.5$23.25-1.5%$770.99 million$315.23 million16.85High Trading Volume
CrossFirst Bankshares logo
CFB
CrossFirst Bankshares
1.4$14.88-0.8%$769.01 million$224.93 million212.57
QCR logo
QCRH
QCR
1.6$48.35-0.0%$766.01 million$294.84 million13.28Analyst Upgrade
Flushing Financial logo
FFIC
Flushing Financial
1.8$24.35-0.8%$753.73 million$288.43 million15.92Analyst Revision
Heritage Commerce logo
HTBK
Heritage Commerce
1.8$12.38-0.2%$741.81 million$152.90 million24.76
TrustCo Bank Corp NY logo
TRST
TrustCo Bank Corp NY
2.0$7.59-0.5%$731.99 million$210.72 million13.80
Peoples Bancorp logo
PEBO
Peoples Bancorp
2.2$33.81-0.6%$663.49 million$234.37 million23.81
Midland States Bancorp logo
MSBI
Midland States Bancorp
1.5$28.72-0.0%$639.77 million$324.80 million29.31Dividend Announcement
Century Bancorp logo
CNBKA
Century Bancorp
0.9$114.38-0.4%$636.87 million$177.54 million15.37
Luther Burbank logo
LBC
Luther Burbank
1.7$11.79-0.3%$615.78 million$271.82 million14.56
First Financial logo
THFF
First Financial
1.4$45.33-0.2%$613.04 million$187.57 million11.84Analyst Upgrade
Cambridge Bancorp logo
CATC
Cambridge Bancorp
1.6$86.78-0.2%$603.99 million$132.74 million19.77
Atlantic Capital Bancshares logo
ACBI
Atlantic Capital Bancshares
1.6$27.29-0.4%$555.68 million$117.03 million29.99
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