Dime Community Bancshares (DCOM) Competitors

$20.04
+0.97 (+5.09%)
(As of 11:22 AM ET)

DCOM vs. PFC, BRKL, OCFC, HTBI, NFBK, KRNY, FMAO, WSBF, FCAP, and TBNK

Should you be buying Dime Community Bancshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Dime Community Bancshares include Premier Financial (PFC), Brookline Bancorp (BRKL), OceanFirst Financial (OCFC), HomeTrust Bancshares (HTBI), Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY) (NFBK), Kearny Financial (KRNY), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO), Waterstone Financial (WSBF), First Capital (FCAP), and Territorial Bancorp (TBNK). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Dime Community Bancshares vs.

Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:DCOM) and Premier Financial (NASDAQ:PFC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, community ranking, valuation, earnings and risk.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dime Community Bancshares$645.57M1.21$96.09M$2.298.75
Premier Financial$456.36M1.62$111.29M$3.116.64

Dime Community Bancshares received 199 more outperform votes than Premier Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 49.42% of users gave Dime Community Bancshares an outperform vote while only 42.42% of users gave Premier Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Dime Community BancsharesOutperform Votes
213
49.42%
Underperform Votes
218
50.58%
Premier FinancialOutperform Votes
14
42.42%
Underperform Votes
19
57.58%

Dime Community Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Premier Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.0%. Dime Community Bancshares pays out 43.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Premier Financial pays out 39.9% 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. Premier Financial is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Premier Financial has a net margin of 24.39% compared to Dime Community Bancshares' net margin of 14.89%. Dime Community Bancshares' return on equity of 9.85% beat Premier Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dime Community Bancshares14.89% 9.85% 0.78%
Premier Financial 24.39%9.76%1.06%

Dime Community Bancshares has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Premier Financial has a beta of 1.27, indicating that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

75.3% of Dime Community Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.1% of Premier Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 15.3% of Dime Community Bancshares shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Premier Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Dime Community Bancshares had 2 more articles in the media than Premier Financial. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Dime Community Bancshares and 4 mentions for Premier Financial. Dime Community Bancshares' average media sentiment score of 0.38 beat Premier Financial's score of -0.20 indicating that Dime Community Bancshares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Dime Community Bancshares
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Premier Financial
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Dime Community Bancshares presently has a consensus price target of $25.88, indicating a potential upside of 27.21%. Premier Financial has a consensus price target of $22.83, indicating a potential upside of 13.09%. Given Dime Community Bancshares' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Dime Community Bancshares is more favorable than Premier Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dime Community Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Premier Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Summary

Dime Community Bancshares beats Premier Financial on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricDime Community BancsharesNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$779.16M$18.80B$8.17B$7.47B
Dividend Yield5.35%4.02%10.67%3.97%
P/E Ratio8.759.7358.3816.18
Price / Sales1.211.763,598.4982.87
Price / Cash6.298.6627.6527.23
Price / Book0.701.042.394.30
Net Income$96.09M$2.35B$987.75M$213.07M
7 Day Performance11.27%4.73%2.22%0.67%
1 Month Performance7.40%0.03%-1.00%-4.12%
1 Year Performance-1.96%9.75%13.36%6.14%

Dime Community Bancshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PFC
Premier Financial
3.8716 of 5 stars
$19.10
-1.2%
$22.83
+19.5%
+7.1%$683.78M$456.36M6.141,023
BRKL
Brookline Bancorp
4.4622 of 5 stars
$9.01
-1.4%
$11.38
+26.2%
-7.5%$807.75M$609.22M10.481,018Upcoming Earnings
OCFC
OceanFirst Financial
3.8446 of 5 stars
$14.51
-1.2%
$18.50
+27.5%
-7.9%$863.78M$641.60M8.54878Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
HTBI
HomeTrust Bancshares
3.9605 of 5 stars
$23.85
-1.3%
$30.00
+25.8%
+12.0%$415.94M$218.18M8.03541Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NFBK
Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY)
4.317 of 5 stars
$8.16
-3.0%
$11.00
+34.8%
-20.5%$362.79M$220.69M9.49397Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
KRNY
Kearny Financial
3.6469 of 5 stars
$5.50
-2.3%
N/A-25.1%$354.42M$296.48M18.97556Upcoming Earnings
FMAO
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp
3.2356 of 5 stars
$20.23
+1.0%
$23.17
+14.5%
-6.7%$276.34M$155.85M12.11456
WSBF
Waterstone Financial
0 of 5 stars
$10.84
-1.4%
N/A-19.8%$215.93M$180.39M23.57698Positive News
FCAP
First Capital
1.2537 of 5 stars
$27.99
flat
N/A+10.8%$93.77M$51.24M7.31177Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
TBNK
Territorial Bancorp
2.3628 of 5 stars
$6.92
-2.4%
$7.50
+8.4%
-59.4%$61.10M$71.56M12.14232Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:DCOM) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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