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CF Bankshares (CFBK) Competitors

$21.55
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(As of 02/28/2024 ET)

CFBK vs. MRBK, FNCB, LARK, UBFO, OPOF, FUNC, LCNB, HWBK, ATLO, and VABK

Should you be buying CF Bankshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CF Bankshares include Meridian (MRBK), FNCB Bancorp (FNCB), Landmark Bancorp (LARK), United Security Bancshares (UBFO), Old Point Financial (OPOF), First United (FUNC), LCNB (LCNB), Hawthorn Bancshares (HWBK), Ames National (ATLO), and Virginia National Bankshares (VABK). These companies are all part of the "national commercial banks" industry.

CF Bankshares vs.

CF Bankshares (NASDAQ:CFBK) and Meridian (NASDAQ:MRBK) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, risk, media sentiment, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

In the previous week, Meridian had 1 more articles in the media than CF Bankshares. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Meridian and 2 mentions for CF Bankshares. Meridian's average media sentiment score of 1.44 beat CF Bankshares' score of 0.44 indicating that Meridian is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
CF Bankshares Neutral
Meridian Positive

CF Bankshares has a net margin of 15.08% compared to Meridian's net margin of 7.86%. CF Bankshares' return on equity of 11.50% beat Meridian's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CF Bankshares15.08% 11.50% 0.86%
Meridian 7.86%8.60%0.60%

CF Bankshares has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Meridian. Meridian is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CF Bankshares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CF Bankshares$112.31M1.02$16.94M$2.618.26
Meridian$168.55M0.62$13.24M$1.158.09

CF Bankshares pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Meridian pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. CF Bankshares pays out 9.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Meridian pays out 43.5% 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.

Meridian has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 50.54%. Given Meridian's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Meridian is more favorable than CF Bankshares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CF Bankshares
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Meridian
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

CF Bankshares has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meridian has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

30.2% of CF Bankshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.9% of Meridian shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.6% of CF Bankshares shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.0% of Meridian 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.

CF Bankshares received 19 more outperform votes than Meridian when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.87% of users gave CF Bankshares an outperform vote while only 58.08% of users gave Meridian an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CF BanksharesOutperform Votes
152
63.87%
Underperform Votes
86
36.13%
MeridianOutperform Votes
133
58.08%
Underperform Votes
96
41.92%

Summary

CF Bankshares beats Meridian on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CFBK vs. The Competition

MetricCF BanksharesNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$114M$17.00B$8.10B$7.46B
Dividend Yield1.11%3.99%10.60%3.88%
P/E Ratio8.269.6961.3117.99
Price / Sales1.022.073,559.9564.73
Price / Cash6.037.7019.0454.69
Price / Book0.811.082.354.66
Net Income$16.94M$2.30B$797.23M$210.88M
7 Day Performance0.28%-0.61%-0.10%2.50%
1 Month Performance-1.82%-5.17%-1.27%4.83%
1 Year Performance2.72%-9.87%4.50%7.55%

CF Bankshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MRBK
Meridian
4.8611 of 5 stars
$9.84
+1.2%
$14.00
+42.3%
-39.5%$110.01M$168.55M8.56366Positive News
FNCB
FNCB Bancorp
2.4981 of 5 stars
$5.94
-1.0%
N/A-27.5%$117.49M$88.67M9.00209Short Interest ↑
LARK
Landmark Bancorp
1.1892 of 5 stars
$19.15
-3.6%
N/A-14.5%$104.94M$77.91M8.62276Short Interest ↑
UBFO
United Security Bancshares
2.0655 of 5 stars
$7.60
+2.7%
N/A-3.3%$130.26M$65.95M6.55117Short Interest ↑
OPOF
Old Point Financial
3.4104 of 5 stars
$17.10
+0.9%
N/A-38.1%$86.18M$80.50M11.10294
FUNC
First United
4.0712 of 5 stars
$21.30
+0.2%
N/A+9.8%$142.50M$99.49M9.51298Short Interest ↑
LCNB
LCNB
3.5778 of 5 stars
$14.09
-2.9%
N/A-23.2%$156.68M$95.01M12.36309News Coverage
HWBK
Hawthorn Bancshares
0.8023 of 5 stars
$22.64
-0.6%
N/A-10.0%$160.36M$55.13M172.11312Short Interest ↑
ATLO
Ames National
2.4197 of 5 stars
$18.04
-1.3%
N/A-22.2%$162.18M$71.24M12.36266Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
VABK
Virginia National Bankshares
3.097 of 5 stars
$30.61
-6.4%
N/A-23.9%$164.38M$79.09M8.55157Positive News
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This page (NASDAQ:CFBK) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff