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National Bankshares (NKSH) Competitors

$33.52
+2.51 (+8.09%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

NKSH vs. ATLO, FLIC, FNLC, FISI, CAC, HAFC, AMNB, VABK, LCNB, and HWBK

Should you be buying National Bankshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of National Bankshares include Ames National (ATLO), First of Long Island (FLIC), First Bancorp (FNLC), Financial Institutions (FISI), Camden National (CAC), Hanmi Financial (HAFC), American National Bankshares (AMNB), Virginia National Bankshares (VABK), LCNB (LCNB), and Hawthorn Bancshares (HWBK). These companies are all part of the "national commercial banks" industry.

National Bankshares vs.

Ames National (NASDAQ:ATLO) and National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, community ranking, dividends, media sentiment, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Ames National has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Bankshares has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

National Bankshares has a consensus price target of $31.00, indicating a potential downside of 7.52%. Given Ames National's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe National Bankshares is more favorable than Ames National.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ames National
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
National Bankshares
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

25.7% of Ames National shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.1% of National Bankshares shares are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of Ames National shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of National Bankshares shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Ames National and Ames National both had 3 articles in the media. National Bankshares' average media sentiment score of 1.60 beat Ames National's score of 0.35 indicating that Ames National is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ames National
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
National Bankshares
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

National Bankshares has a net margin of 29.62% compared to National Bankshares' net margin of 16.23%. Ames National's return on equity of 16.71% beat National Bankshares' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ames National16.23% 8.58% 0.61%
National Bankshares 29.62%16.71%1.27%

Ames National pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.8%. National Bankshares pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Ames National pays out 74.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

National Bankshares received 53 more outperform votes than Ames National when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.11% of users gave Ames National an outperform vote while only 49.50% of users gave National Bankshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Ames NationalOutperform Votes
97
55.11%
Underperform Votes
79
44.89%
National BanksharesOutperform Votes
150
49.50%
Underperform Votes
153
50.50%

National Bankshares has higher revenue and earnings than Ames National.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ames National$53.84M3.09$19.29M$1.4612.68
National Bankshares$62.51M3.16$25.93MN/AN/A

Summary

National Bankshares beats Ames National on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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NKSH vs. The Competition

MetricNational BanksharesNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$197.43M$18.24B$8.06B$7.55B
Dividend Yield5.03%3.91%6.71%3.87%
P/E RatioN/A9.8456.8418.62
Price / Sales3.161.893,673.0877.10
Price / Cash6.647.6727.8328.77
Price / Book1.621.082.624.46
Net Income$25.93M$2.29B$995.42M$212.48M
7 Day Performance7.40%0.31%0.23%2.05%
1 Month Performance8.09%-1.20%0.66%6.22%
1 Year Performance-19.33%-8.40%11.11%7.60%

National Bankshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ATLO
Ames National
2.6776 of 5 stars
$18.89
+0.5%
N/A-22.7%$169.82M$71.24M12.94266Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
FLIC
First of Long Island
4.5476 of 5 stars
$11.07
+0.3%
$15.00
+35.5%
-36.2%$250.07M$161.82M9.46303Short Interest ↑
FNLC
First Bancorp
1.7206 of 5 stars
$23.14
+0.1%
N/A-21.1%$256.62M$143.61M8.70273Positive News
FISI
Financial Institutions
3.8509 of 5 stars
$18.34
+0.5%
$20.00
+9.1%
-26.3%$282.44M$334.38M5.80672Short Interest ↓
CAC
Camden National
3.7081 of 5 stars
$31.81
+0.1%
N/A-24.2%$463.15M$257.28M10.71630News Coverage
Positive News
HAFC
Hanmi Financial
4.5304 of 5 stars
$15.25
-0.1%
$18.50
+21.3%
-36.0%$463.45M$403.51M5.82619Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
AMNB
American National Bankshares
2.3801 of 5 stars
$44.77
+0.0%
$35.00
-21.8%
+35.1%$475.91M$138.57M18.27352Short Interest ↑
VABK
Virginia National Bankshares
2.4404 of 5 stars
$30.11
+0.3%
N/A-22.9%$161.69M$79.09M8.41157Dividend Announcement
LCNB
LCNB
3.5641 of 5 stars
$14.24
+1.6%
N/A-22.1%$158.35M$95.01M12.49309
HWBK
Hawthorn Bancshares
0.8162 of 5 stars
$22.40
+0.8%
N/A-16.8%$157.70M$99.50M170.29312Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:NKSH) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff