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Plumas Bancorp (PLBC) Competitors

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(As of 07/19/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Plumas Bancorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Plumas Bancorp include Asta Funding (ASFI), PRA Group (PRAA), Palmer Square Capital BDC (PSBD), Nicholas Financial (NICK), Mill City Ventures III (MCVT), Eightco (OCTO), Encore Capital Group (ECPG), Saul Centers (BFS), BrightSphere Investment Group (BSIG), and BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund (MQY).

Plumas Bancorp vs.

Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC) and Asta Funding (NASDAQ:ASFI) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, community ranking, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and media sentiment.

41.7% of Plumas Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.4% of Asta Funding shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.0% of Plumas Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 63.4% of Asta Funding 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.

In the previous week, Plumas Bancorp had 6 more articles in the media than Asta Funding. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Plumas Bancorp and 0 mentions for Asta Funding. Plumas Bancorp's average media sentiment score of 0.09 beat Asta Funding's score of 0.00 indicating that Plumas Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Plumas Bancorp Neutral
Asta Funding Neutral

Plumas Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Asta Funding pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Plumas Bancorp pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Plumas Bancorp received 26 more outperform votes than Asta Funding when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.44% of users gave Asta Funding an outperform vote while only 62.78% of users gave Plumas Bancorp an outperform vote.

Plumas BancorpOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Asta FundingOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Plumas Bancorp has a net margin of 32.14% compared to Asta Funding's net margin of 19.40%. Plumas Bancorp's return on equity of 19.96% beat Asta Funding's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Plumas Bancorp32.14% 19.96% 1.77%
Asta Funding 19.40%3.61%3.51%

Plumas Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Asta Funding.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Plumas Bancorp$85.31M2.81$29.78M$4.788.50
Asta Funding$21.11M4.07$7.18MN/AN/A

Plumas Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $40.00, suggesting a potential downside of 1.57%. Given Plumas Bancorp's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Plumas Bancorp is more favorable than Asta Funding.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Plumas Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Asta Funding
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Plumas Bancorp has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Asta Funding has a beta of 0.59, indicating that its share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Plumas Bancorp beats Asta Funding on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PLBC vs. The Competition

MetricPlumas BancorpShort IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$239.78M$293.56M$9.92B$8.39B
Dividend Yield2.71%7.63%9.94%3.95%
P/E Ratio8.501.4253.6615.40
Price / Sales2.813.17236.1278.02
Price / Cash7.168.1528.8433.93
Price / Book1.620.942.634.42
Net Income$29.78M-$13.76M$1.01B$216.15M
7 Day Performance8.14%1.12%1.65%-0.11%
1 Month Performance21.42%2.66%5.91%5.61%
1 Year Performance12.70%-0.40%13.53%1.32%

Plumas Bancorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Asta Funding
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
PRA Group
3.5911 of 5 stars
3.59 / 5 stars
-4.1%$839.34M$802.55M-39.503,155Analyst Downgrade
Palmer Square Capital BDC
0.0428 of 5 stars
0.04 / 5 stars
Nicholas Financial
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A+27.7%$79.50M$22.24M-2.078News Coverage
Mill City Ventures III
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A+28.6%$18.20M$2.05M-21.922Positive News
Gap Down
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/A-68.8%$4.56M$75.30M0.0022Positive News
Encore Capital Group
3.5785 of 5 stars
3.58 / 5 stars
-10.0%$1.10B$1.22B-5.417,400News Coverage
Saul Centers
2.8857 of 5 stars
2.89 / 5 stars
BrightSphere Investment Group
4.0113 of 5 stars
4.01 / 5 stars
+13.0%$917.95M$426.60M14.82387Positive News
BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars

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This page (NASDAQ:PLBC) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by Staff

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