NASDAQ:PFIS

Peoples Financial Services Competitors

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50-Day Range
$39.01
MA: $43.45
$47.34
52-Week Range
$29.01
Now: $41.56
$47.54
Volume4,574 shs
Average Volume15,601 shs
Market Capitalization$299.36 million
P/E Ratio10.91
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta0.14

Competitors

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) Vs. EBSB, BANC, NCBS, FBMS, CBTX, and AMTB

Should you be buying PFIS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "national commercial banks" are considered alternatives and competitors to Peoples Financial Services, including Meridian Bancorp (EBSB), Banc of California (BANC), Nicolet Bankshares (NCBS), The First Bancshares (FBMS), CBTX (CBTX), and Amerant Bancorp (AMTB).

Meridian Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB) and Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.4% of Meridian Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.8% of Meridian Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Meridian Bancorp and Peoples Financial Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Meridian Bancorp23.56%8.74%1.00%
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%

Dividends

Meridian Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Peoples Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Meridian Bancorp pays out 30.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Meridian Bancorp has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Peoples Financial Services has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Meridian Bancorp has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Meridian Bancorp and Peoples Financial Services, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Meridian Bancorp00014.00
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A

Meridian Bancorp presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.70%. Given Meridian Bancorp's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Meridian Bancorp is more favorable than Peoples Financial Services.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Meridian Bancorp and Peoples Financial Services' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Meridian Bancorp$279.42 million3.46$67 million$1.3014.19
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A

Meridian Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Peoples Financial Services.

Summary

Meridian Bancorp beats Peoples Financial Services on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) and Banc of California (NYSE:BANC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Banc of California shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of Banc of California shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Banc of California's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%
Banc of California1.62%3.88%0.34%

Dividends

Peoples Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Banc of California pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Banc of California pays out 30.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Peoples Financial Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Banc of California has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banc of California has a beta of 1.85, indicating that its stock price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Peoples Financial Services and Banc of California, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A
Banc of California01402.80

Banc of California has a consensus target price of $21.30, indicating a potential upside of 14.82%. Given Banc of California's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Banc of California is more favorable than Peoples Financial Services.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Banc of California's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A
Banc of California$403.23 million2.33$23.76 million$0.7923.48

Peoples Financial Services has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Banc of California.

Summary

Peoples Financial Services beats Banc of California on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) and Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.7% of Nicolet Bankshares shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of Nicolet Bankshares shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Nicolet Bankshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%
Nicolet Bankshares26.37%10.36%1.31%

Risk and Volatility

Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nicolet Bankshares has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Peoples Financial Services and Nicolet Bankshares, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A
Nicolet Bankshares01102.50

Nicolet Bankshares has a consensus target price of $70.50, indicating a potential downside of 16.47%. Given Nicolet Bankshares' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nicolet Bankshares is more favorable than Peoples Financial Services.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Nicolet Bankshares' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A
Nicolet Bankshares$191.96 million4.39$54.64 million$5.5215.29

Nicolet Bankshares has higher revenue and earnings than Peoples Financial Services.

Summary

Nicolet Bankshares beats Peoples Financial Services on 12 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) and The First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.9% of The First Bancshares shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.3% of The First Bancshares shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and The First Bancshares' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%
The First Bancshares23.05%7.70%1.00%

Dividends

Peoples Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. The First Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The First Bancshares pays out 18.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Peoples Financial Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The First Bancshares has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The First Bancshares has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Peoples Financial Services and The First Bancshares, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A
The First Bancshares00203.00

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and The First Bancshares' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A
The First Bancshares$175.48 million4.52$43.74 million$2.7913.53

The First Bancshares has higher revenue and earnings than Peoples Financial Services.

Summary

The First Bancshares beats Peoples Financial Services on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) and CBTX (NASDAQ:CBTX) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Dividends

Peoples Financial Services pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. CBTX pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. CBTX pays out 25.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Peoples Financial Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and CBTX has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CBTX has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Peoples Financial Services and CBTX, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A
CBTX02002.00

CBTX has a consensus target price of $28.00, indicating a potential downside of 12.61%. Given CBTX's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CBTX is more favorable than Peoples Financial Services.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.5% of CBTX shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 30.1% of CBTX shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and CBTX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%
CBTX18.21%5.35%0.79%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and CBTX's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A
CBTX$172.02 million4.58$50.52 million$2.0215.86

CBTX has higher revenue and earnings than Peoples Financial Services.

Summary

CBTX beats Peoples Financial Services on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) and Amerant Bancorp (NASDAQ:AMTB) 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, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Peoples Financial Services has a beta of 0.14, meaning that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amerant Bancorp has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Peoples Financial Services and Amerant Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Peoples Financial Services0000N/A
Amerant Bancorp02002.00

Amerant Bancorp has a consensus price target of $12.50, indicating a potential downside of 33.90%. Given Amerant Bancorp's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Amerant Bancorp is more favorable than Peoples Financial Services.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Peoples Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.6% of Amerant Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.7% of Peoples Financial Services shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.5% of Amerant Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Amerant Bancorp's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Peoples Financial Services25.36%9.07%1.06%
Amerant Bancorp0.94%0.52%0.05%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Peoples Financial Services and Amerant Bancorp's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Peoples Financial Services$108.51 million2.76$25.74 millionN/AN/A
Amerant Bancorp$370.08 million1.94$51.33 million$1.2415.25

Amerant Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Peoples Financial Services.

Summary

Amerant Bancorp beats Peoples Financial Services on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.


Peoples Financial Services Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Meridian Bancorp logo
EBSB
Meridian Bancorp
1.5$18.45-0.2%$967.11 million$279.42 million14.76Analyst Downgrade
Banc of California logo
BANC
Banc of California
2.0$18.55-2.3%$938.89 million$403.23 million-97.63
Nicolet Bankshares logo
NCBS
Nicolet Bankshares
1.1$84.40-0.4%$843.16 million$191.96 million16.36
The First Bancshares logo
FBMS
The First Bancshares
1.6$37.76-0.8%$793.64 million$175.48 million15.60
CBTX logo
CBTX
CBTX
1.5$32.04-0.9%$787.99 million$172.02 million27.86News Coverage
Amerant Bancorp logo
AMTB
Amerant Bancorp
0.8$18.91-0.7%$719.19 million$370.08 million315.17
Camden National logo
CAC
Camden National
1.9$47.83-0.2%$715.25 million$210.63 million12.86News Coverage
Hanmi Financial logo
HAFC
Hanmi Financial
1.7$20.08-0.1%$616.80 million$274.32 million19.88
Bank First logo
BFC
Bank First
1.4$72.28-1.0%$558.65 million$101.80 million15.75
Alerus Financial logo
ALRS
Alerus Financial
1.2$31.31-1.8%$543.57 million$207.49 million13.21
The First of Long Island logo
FLIC
The First of Long Island
1.9$21.90-1.6%$520.61 million$154.46 million13.19News Coverage
Arrow Financial logo
AROW
Arrow Financial
1.6$33.50-0.6%$520.22 million$138.31 million13.63
Financial Institutions logo
FISI
Financial Institutions
2.1$30.17-0.7%$477.17 million$209.18 million13.41News Coverage
Guaranty Bancshares logo
GNTY
Guaranty Bancshares
1.5$38.15-0.4%$459.86 million$119.53 million17.34
Southern First Bancshares logo
SFST
Southern First Bancshares
1.6$48.47-0.5%$377.92 million$107.64 million22.44
American National Bankshares logo
AMNB
American National Bankshares
1.6$32.57-1.0%$356.90 million$108.03 million12.53Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
SmartFinancial logo
SMBK
SmartFinancial
1.6$21.63-0.1%$326.89 million$123.77 million14.42
The First Bancorp logo
FNLC
The First Bancorp
1.2$28.96-0.1%$318.10 million$92.84 million11.77
Fidelity D & D Bancorp logo
FDBC
Fidelity D & D Bancorp
0.9$58.00-1.7%$289.77 million$49.46 million23.77News Coverage
Capital Bancorp logo
CBNK
Capital Bancorp
1.1$19.56-0.8%$269.13 million$107.87 million12.87
Professional logo
PFHD
Professional
1.3$17.95-1.2%$245.18 million$42.02 million0.00
ATLO
Ames National
1.3$25.55-0.9%$233.09 million$64.81 million12.97
LCNB logo
LCNB
LCNB
1.8$18.02-0.2%$230.93 million$77.54 million12.18Analyst Downgrade
National Bankshares logo
NKSH
National Bankshares
2.0$35.20-0.8%$225.25 million$53.94 million14.37
Pacific Mercantile Bancorp logo
PMBC
Pacific Mercantile Bancorp
1.4$8.97-0.6%$200.20 million$71.26 million42.72
Shore Bancshares logo
SHBI
Shore Bancshares
2.0$17.01-0.0%$199.90 million$69.79 million13.39Analyst Downgrade
Meridian logo
MRBK
Meridian
1.6$25.90-0.2%$159.75 million$85.96 million7.78Analyst Downgrade
Severn Bancorp logo
SVBI
Severn Bancorp
0.6$12.13-0.6%$155.88 million$50.08 million28.88
FNCB Bancorp logo
FNCB
FNCB Bancorp
0.4$7.22-1.0%$146.12 million$53.68 million10.78
HWBK
Hawthorn Bancshares
0.8$21.00-1.2%$136.08 million$72.91 million10.30
United Security Bancshares logo
UBFO
United Security Bancshares
1.1$7.82-0.1%$133.02 million$46.46 million13.48
GLG
TD
0.4$1.60-8.1%$126.61 million$2.49 million-3.14Gap Down
Landmark Bancorp logo
LARK
Landmark Bancorp
0.9$25.71-1.0%$122.23 million$52.92 million7.16
FUNC
First United
1.4$17.21-0.4%$120.40 million$74.56 million9.95News Coverage
Old Point Financial logo
OPOF
Old Point Financial
1.1$22.53-1.8%$117.72 million$54.32 million17.20
CF Bankshares logo
CFBK
CF Bankshares
1.5$19.61-0.6%$104.03 million$46.82 million5.05
Limestone Bancorp logo
LMST
Limestone Bancorp
0.9$15.76-0.9%$103.94 million$55.50 million15.30Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Riverview Financial logo
RIVE
Riverview Financial
0.6$10.40-0.3%$97.21 million$58.06 million-4.48High Trading Volume
United Bancshares logo
UBOH
United Bancshares
1.0$26.55-0.2%$87.06 million$52.87 million5.39News Coverage
EMCF
Emclaire Financial
1.4$27.15-3.9%$73.88 million$40.54 million13.05Gap Down
AmeriServ Financial logo
ASRV
AmeriServ Financial
1.2$3.80-0.0%$64.85 million$64.54 million14.62News Coverage
Patriot National Bancorp logo
PNBK
Patriot National Bancorp
1.0$9.84-0.0%$38.81 million$46.13 million0.00News Coverage
OptimumBank logo
OPHC
OptimumBank
0.4$3.85-0.8%$12.34 million$5.36 million-7.26
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