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NASDAQ:FCNCA

First Citizens BancShares - FCNCA Competitors

$582.55
-6.51 (-1.11%)
(As of 03/24/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$570.78
$589.01
50-Day Range
$509.06
$830.00
52-Week Range
$505.84
$885.38
Volume
236,306 shs
Average Volume
132,109 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.45 billion
P/E Ratio
8.63
Dividend Yield
0.51%
Price Target
$796.00

FCNCA vs. EWBC, CBSH, SIVB, PB, SSB, UBSI, GBCI, HOMB, FFIN, and WTFC

Should you be buying First Citizens BancShares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of First Citizens BancShares include East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), SVB Financial Group (SIVB), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), SouthState (SSB), United Bankshares (UBSI), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (HOMB), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), and Wintrust Financial (WTFC). These companies are all part of the "regional banks" industry.

First Citizens BancShares vs.

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) and First Citizens BancShares (NASDAQ:FCNCA) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

East West Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. First Citizens BancShares pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. East West Bancorp pays out 24.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First Citizens BancShares pays out 4.4% 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. East West Bancorp has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and First Citizens BancShares has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. East West Bancorp is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

East West Bancorp has a net margin of 43.06% compared to First Citizens BancShares' net margin of 19.79%. East West Bancorp's return on equity of 19.66% beat First Citizens BancShares' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
East West Bancorp 43.06% 19.66% 1.80%
First Citizens BancShares 19.79% 13.07% 1.12%

East West Bancorp received 343 more outperform votes than First Citizens BancShares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.85% of users gave East West Bancorp an outperform vote while only 58.54% of users gave First Citizens BancShares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
East West BancorpOutperform Votes
511
65.85%
Underperform Votes
265
34.15%
First Citizens BancSharesOutperform Votes
168
58.54%
Underperform Votes
119
41.46%

East West Bancorp has higher earnings, but lower revenue than First Citizens BancShares. East West Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Citizens BancShares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
East West Bancorp$2.62 billion2.95$1.13 billion$7.926.91
First Citizens BancShares$5.55 billion1.52$1.10 billion$67.488.63

In the previous week, East West Bancorp had 3 more articles in the media than First Citizens BancShares. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for East West Bancorp and 8 mentions for First Citizens BancShares. First Citizens BancShares' average media sentiment score of 0.78 beat East West Bancorp's score of 0.54 indicating that First Citizens BancShares is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
East West Bancorp
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
First Citizens BancShares
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

88.7% of East West Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.5% of First Citizens BancShares shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of East West Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 13.4% of First Citizens BancShares shares are owned by 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.

East West Bancorp has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Citizens BancShares has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its stock price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

East West Bancorp presently has a consensus target price of $76.29, indicating a potential upside of 39.39%. First Citizens BancShares has a consensus target price of $796.00, indicating a potential upside of 36.64%. Given East West Bancorp's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe East West Bancorp is more favorable than First Citizens BancShares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
East West Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
First Citizens BancShares
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.50

Summary

East West Bancorp beats First Citizens BancShares on 15 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricFirst Citizens BancSharesState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$8.45B$2.21B$5.90B$5.90B
Dividend Yield0.51%4.03%8.32%4.40%
P/E Ratio8.637.71135.2413.87
Price / Sales1.522.355,940.3156.27
Price / Cash4.797.6731.55103.34
Price / Book0.961.053.504.94
Net Income$1.10B$378.23M$647.34M$190.66M
7 Day Performance14.44%-0.80%-0.02%0.56%
1 Month Performance-21.23%-15.25%-5.67%-5.99%
1 Year Performance-14.84%-18.52%32.84%-18.82%

First Citizens BancShares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EWBC
East West Bancorp
3.3674 of 5 stars
$55.13
-8.6%
$79.29
+43.8%
-33.4%$7.77B$2.62B6.963,155Analyst Report
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
2.6957 of 5 stars
$57.99
-4.5%
$71.50
+23.3%
-20.1%$7.24B$1.55B15.064,598Analyst Upgrade
SIVB
SVB Financial Group
3.2587 of 5 stars
$106.04
flat
$348.47
+228.6%
N/A$6.28B$7.40B4.188,553
PB
Prosperity Bancshares
3.0896 of 5 stars
$61.08
-4.1%
$76.00
+24.4%
-13.5%$5.58B$1.24B10.663,633Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SSB
SouthState
2.8411 of 5 stars
$71.05
-6.1%
$92.00
+29.5%
-13.3%$5.39B$1.61B10.784,921Analyst Report
UBSI
United Bankshares
2.4099 of 5 stars
$35.63
-4.6%
$41.33
+16.0%
+2.8%$4.80B$1.16B12.682,765News Coverage
Positive News
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
2.9382 of 5 stars
$42.66
-3.1%
$52.00
+21.9%
-17.6%$4.73B$950.37M15.573,552Gap Down
HOMB
Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)
2.9634 of 5 stars
$21.33
-4.5%
$28.00
+31.3%
-3.1%$4.55B$918.89M14.611,992Positive News
FFIN
First Financial Bankshares
2.264 of 5 stars
$31.25
-5.2%
$42.17
+34.9%
-30.2%$4.46B$519.83M19.171,500Analyst Report
WTFC
Wintrust Financial
3.2554 of 5 stars
$72.68
-5.6%
$106.70
+46.8%
-24.4%$4.43B$2.21B9.095,275Analyst Report
Gap Down
This page (NASDAQ:FCNCA) was last updated on 3/24/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff