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DOW   38,949.02
QQQ   435.27
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Colony Bankcorp (CBAN) Competitors

$10.95
-0.30 (-2.67%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

CBAN vs. BWFG, CHMG, OVLY, PKBK, MBCN, COFS, FVCB, CVCY, FFNW, and CALB

Should you be buying Colony Bankcorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Colony Bankcorp include Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG), Chemung Financial (CHMG), Oak Valley Bancorp (OVLY), Parke Bancorp (PKBK), Middlefield Banc (MBCN), ChoiceOne Financial Services (COFS), FVCBankcorp (FVCB), Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY), First Financial Northwest (FFNW), and California BanCorp (CALB). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Colony Bankcorp vs.

Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) and Colony Bankcorp (NASDAQ:CBAN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, media sentiment, dividends, valuation, profitability and community ranking.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bankwell Financial Group$193.30M1.01$36.66M$4.695.33
Colony Bankcorp$160.55M1.20$21.75M$1.248.83

Bankwell Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Colony Bankcorp pays an annual dividend of $0.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Bankwell Financial Group pays out 17.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Colony Bankcorp pays out 36.3% 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. Colony Bankcorp has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years. Colony Bankcorp is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Bankwell Financial Group has a net margin of 18.97% compared to Bankwell Financial Group's net margin of 13.55%. Colony Bankcorp's return on equity of 14.69% beat Bankwell Financial Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bankwell Financial Group18.97% 14.69% 1.13%
Colony Bankcorp 13.55%9.47%0.74%

Bankwell Financial Group has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colony Bankcorp has a beta of 0.56, indicating that its share price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Bankwell Financial Group received 84 more outperform votes than Colony Bankcorp when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.10% of users gave Bankwell Financial Group an outperform vote while only 57.56% of users gave Colony Bankcorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Bankwell Financial GroupOutperform Votes
183
63.10%
Underperform Votes
107
36.90%
Colony BankcorpOutperform Votes
99
57.56%
Underperform Votes
73
42.44%

32.8% of Bankwell Financial Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of Colony Bankcorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 25.8% of Bankwell Financial Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Colony Bankcorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Bankwell Financial Group presently has a consensus target price of $30.00, indicating a potential upside of 20.00%. Given Colony Bankcorp's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Bankwell Financial Group is more favorable than Colony Bankcorp.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bankwell Financial Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Colony Bankcorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

In the previous week, Colony Bankcorp had 4 more articles in the media than Bankwell Financial Group. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Colony Bankcorp and 2 mentions for Bankwell Financial Group. Colony Bankcorp's average media sentiment score of 0.93 beat Bankwell Financial Group's score of 0.86 indicating that Bankwell Financial Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Bankwell Financial Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Colony Bankcorp
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Bankwell Financial Group beats Colony Bankcorp on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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CBAN vs. The Competition

MetricColony BankcorpState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$197.64M$2.13B$8.10B$7.52B
Dividend Yield4.00%4.20%10.39%3.87%
P/E Ratio8.8310.8556.6313.78
Price / Sales1.201.853,580.7866.18
Price / Cash5.917.8628.8154.64
Price / Book0.841.082.324.63
Net Income$21.75M$401.52M$798.33M$211.02M
7 Day Performance-1.35%-0.87%-0.16%2.28%
1 Month Performance-14.79%-8.19%-1.55%3.39%
1 Year Performance-12.89%-11.99%4.47%7.45%

Colony Bankcorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BWFG
Bankwell Financial Group
3.2799 of 5 stars
$25.83
-0.9%
$30.00
+16.1%
-17.4%$202.51M$193.30M5.51139Positive News
CHMG
Chemung Financial
4.7833 of 5 stars
$43.10
-1.8%
$49.00
+13.7%
-15.7%$203.43M$137.62M8.16340Short Interest ↓
Positive News
OVLY
Oak Valley Bancorp
2.2579 of 5 stars
$24.55
-1.9%
N/A-11.4%$203.52M$66.77M6.56222
PKBK
Parke Bancorp
3.7708 of 5 stars
$16.68
-2.1%
N/A-18.1%$199.33M$119.40M7.13104
MBCN
Middlefield Banc
2.6083 of 5 stars
$24.60
-5.4%
$29.00
+17.9%
-14.5%$199.01M$96.99M11.50238Positive News
COFS
ChoiceOne Financial Services
2.0373 of 5 stars
$26.10
-2.0%
$24.00
-8.0%
-7.7%$197.06M$113.89M9.26369News Coverage
Positive News
FVCB
FVCBankcorp
3.1768 of 5 stars
$11.75
-2.0%
$14.00
+19.1%
-11.6%$209.27M$93.25M58.75131
CVCY
Central Valley Community Bancorp
4.0247 of 5 stars
$17.90
-1.3%
$20.33
+13.6%
-29.0%$211.40M$109.44M8.25248
FFNW
First Financial Northwest
3.0626 of 5 stars
$20.85
-0.4%
$23.00
+10.3%
+36.5%$191.38M$43.32M30.66151Short Interest ↑
CALB
California BanCorp
3.3076 of 5 stars
$22.67
+0.1%
$25.00
+10.3%
-10.1%$190.43M$114.08M8.86157Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:CBAN) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff