Commerce Bancshares (CBSH) Competitors

$56.96
+0.70 (+1.24%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

CBSH vs. WAL, BPOP, WTFC, SSB, PB, HOMB, UBSI, FFIN, GBCI, and COLB

Should you be buying Commerce Bancshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Commerce Bancshares include Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Popular (BPOP), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), SouthState (SSB), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (HOMB), United Bankshares (UBSI), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), and Columbia Banking System (COLB). These companies are all part of the "regional banks" industry.

Commerce Bancshares vs.

Commerce Bancshares (NASDAQ:CBSH) and Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, community ranking, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Western Alliance Bancorporation received 213 more outperform votes than Commerce Bancshares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.41% of users gave Western Alliance Bancorporation an outperform vote while only 45.67% of users gave Commerce Bancshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Commerce BancsharesOutperform Votes
295
45.67%
Underperform Votes
351
54.33%
Western Alliance BancorporationOutperform Votes
508
66.41%
Underperform Votes
257
33.59%

Commerce Bancshares has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Western Alliance Bancorporation has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Commerce Bancshares currently has a consensus target price of $55.29, indicating a potential downside of 2.94%. Western Alliance Bancorporation has a consensus target price of $72.47, indicating a potential upside of 11.56%. Given Western Alliance Bancorporation's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Western Alliance Bancorporation is more favorable than Commerce Bancshares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Commerce Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17
Western Alliance Bancorporation
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86

70.3% of Commerce Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.2% of Western Alliance Bancorporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Commerce Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of Western Alliance Bancorporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Commerce Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Western Alliance Bancorporation pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Commerce Bancshares pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Western Alliance Bancorporation pays out 21.6% 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. Western Alliance Bancorporation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Western Alliance Bancorporation had 3 more articles in the media than Commerce Bancshares. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Western Alliance Bancorporation and 7 mentions for Commerce Bancshares. Commerce Bancshares' average media sentiment score of 0.81 beat Western Alliance Bancorporation's score of 0.42 indicating that Commerce Bancshares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Commerce Bancshares
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Western Alliance Bancorporation
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Commerce Bancshares$1.95B3.78$477.06M$3.5915.89
Western Alliance Bancorporation$4.32B1.66$722.40M$6.869.47

Commerce Bancshares has a net margin of 23.33% compared to Western Alliance Bancorporation's net margin of 16.50%. Commerce Bancshares' return on equity of 16.78% beat Western Alliance Bancorporation's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Commerce Bancshares23.33% 16.78% 1.49%
Western Alliance Bancorporation 16.50%14.77%1.16%

Summary

Western Alliance Bancorporation beats Commerce Bancshares on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CBSH 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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CBSH vs. The Competition

MetricCommerce BancsharesState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$7.38B$2.33B$9.66B$7.96B
Dividend Yield1.92%4.19%6.40%3.91%
P/E Ratio15.8912.0646.2414.88
Price / Sales3.782.023,586.7479.68
Price / Cash13.498.6928.7131.98
Price / Book2.491.043.284.76
Net Income$477.06M$403.09M$1.01B$217.17M
7 Day Performance0.49%1.76%1.68%2.90%
1 Month Performance7.27%8.01%5.31%6.58%
1 Year Performance14.72%31.36%18.74%10.17%

Commerce Bancshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WAL
Western Alliance Bancorporation
4.8066 of 5 stars
$62.16
-0.4%
$70.56
+13.5%
+86.7%$6.87B$2.26B9.063,260
BPOP
Popular
4.9853 of 5 stars
$88.98
-0.2%
$99.89
+12.3%
+57.5%$6.43B$3.90B13.209,237Short Interest ↓
WTFC
Wintrust Financial
4.9486 of 5 stars
$100.73
-0.3%
$112.33
+11.5%
+55.0%$6.22B$3.33B10.425,521Positive News
SSB
SouthState
2.8223 of 5 stars
$80.65
+0.4%
$88.17
+9.3%
+25.4%$6.15B$2.23B13.165,070Positive News
PB
Prosperity Bancshares
4.7348 of 5 stars
$63.10
-0.3%
$68.86
+9.1%
+5.0%$5.90B$1.60B14.543,850Analyst Revision
Positive News
HOMB
Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)
2.5029 of 5 stars
$24.70
-0.8%
$26.00
+5.3%
+14.5%$4.97B$1.34B12.732,819Ex-Dividend
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
UBSI
United Bankshares
2.8562 of 5 stars
$33.92
-0.3%
$37.00
+9.1%
+16.6%$4.58B$1.54B12.952,635Dividend Announcement
Positive News
FFIN
First Financial Bankshares
3.6045 of 5 stars
$31.08
+1.0%
$31.33
+0.8%
+16.6%$4.39B$483.50M22.201,500Positive News
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
2.2621 of 5 stars
$38.16
+0.7%
$40.40
+5.9%
+33.5%$4.33B$1.14B21.813,358Positive News
COLB
Columbia Banking System
3.9153 of 5 stars
$20.08
-1.4%
$22.19
+10.5%
-2.8%$4.20B$2.74B8.625,114Dividend Announcement
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Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:CBSH) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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