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Bank OZK (OZK) Competitors

$41.38
+1.78 (+4.49%)
(As of 12:16 PM ET)

OZK vs. UBSI, FFIN, GBCI, NTRS, CFG, ALLY, EWBC, CBSH, BPOP, and WTFC

Should you be buying Bank OZK stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Bank OZK include United Bankshares (UBSI), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), Northern Trust (NTRS), Citizens Financial Group (CFG), Ally Financial (ALLY), East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Popular (BPOP), and Wintrust Financial (WTFC). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Bank OZK vs.

United Bankshares (NASDAQ:UBSI) and Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, community ranking, earnings, risk and media sentiment.

United Bankshares has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank OZK has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Bank OZK has higher revenue and earnings than United Bankshares. Bank OZK is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United Bankshares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Bankshares$1.54B2.74$366.31M$2.6211.88
Bank OZK$2.25B1.99$690.78M$5.976.63

In the previous week, Bank OZK had 11 more articles in the media than United Bankshares. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Bank OZK and 3 mentions for United Bankshares. Bank OZK's average media sentiment score of 1.89 beat United Bankshares' score of 0.40 indicating that United Bankshares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
United Bankshares
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Bank OZK
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

United Bankshares received 96 more outperform votes than Bank OZK when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 47.70% of users gave United Bankshares an outperform vote while only 47.14% of users gave Bank OZK an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
United BanksharesOutperform Votes
269
47.70%
Underperform Votes
295
52.30%
Bank OZKOutperform Votes
173
47.14%
Underperform Votes
194
52.86%

70.8% of United Bankshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.2% of Bank OZK shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of United Bankshares shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of Bank OZK 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.

Bank OZK has a net margin of 28.54% compared to Bank OZK's net margin of 22.51%. United Bankshares' return on equity of 14.84% beat Bank OZK's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
United Bankshares22.51% 7.72% 1.23%
Bank OZK 28.54%14.84%2.08%

United Bankshares pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Bank OZK pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. United Bankshares pays out 56.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bank OZK pays out 26.1% 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. United Bankshares has increased its dividend for 25 consecutive years and Bank OZK has increased its dividend for 28 consecutive years.

United Bankshares currently has a consensus target price of $37.00, suggesting a potential upside of 18.86%. Bank OZK has a consensus target price of $46.29, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. Given Bank OZK's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe United Bankshares is more favorable than Bank OZK.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
United Bankshares
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25
Bank OZK
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.88

Summary

Bank OZK beats United Bankshares 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 OZK 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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OZK vs. The Competition

MetricBank OZKState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.48B$2.30B$9.04B$8.05B
Dividend Yield3.35%4.25%10.35%3.97%
P/E Ratio6.6311.0657.6618.36
Price / Sales1.991.963,509.8074.40
Price / Cash7.008.4627.6531.30
Price / Book0.911.003.114.59
Net Income$690.78M$405.80M$1.01B$213.77M
7 Day Performance-17.52%-3.25%-1.60%-1.24%
1 Month Performance-13.63%0.70%0.91%2.08%
1 Year Performance9.70%27.65%16.37%6.96%

Bank OZK Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UBSI
United Bankshares
4.0927 of 5 stars
$32.71
+0.2%
$37.00
+13.1%
+3.8%$4.42B$1.54B12.482,635Positive News
FFIN
First Financial Bankshares
3.7026 of 5 stars
$30.01
+1.4%
$31.33
+4.4%
+8.9%$4.29B$636.07M21.441,500Positive News
Gap Down
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
3.3593 of 5 stars
$37.72
-0.1%
$40.40
+7.1%
+21.1%$4.28B$1.14B21.553,358Positive News
NTRS
Northern Trust
2.3658 of 5 stars
$83.31
+0.5%
$84.92
+1.9%
+12.5%$17.04B$12.12B18.3923,100Positive News
CFG
Citizens Financial Group
3.9971 of 5 stars
$35.35
+0.7%
$37.73
+6.7%
+26.7%$16.08B$12.19B12.8117,570Positive News
Gap Down
ALLY
Ally Financial
4.8521 of 5 stars
$38.80
+1.1%
$38.47
-0.8%
+42.3%$11.79B$8.21B15.8411,100Short Interest ↓
EWBC
East West Bancorp
4.2583 of 5 stars
$73.79
+0.1%
$84.08
+13.9%
+43.3%$10.27B$3.99B9.293,206Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.4061 of 5 stars
$55.06
+0.1%
$55.29
+0.4%
+12.0%$7.13B$1.95B15.364,728Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
BPOP
Popular
4.9807 of 5 stars
$89.22
+0.9%
$99.89
+12.0%
+47.8%$6.45B$3.90B13.249,237Short Interest ↑
WTFC
Wintrust Financial
4.9727 of 5 stars
$97.70
+0.9%
$112.33
+15.0%
+46.1%$6.03B$3.33B10.105,521Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:OZK) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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