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Sound Financial Bancorp (SFBC) Competitors

$42.80
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(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

SFBC vs. HMNF, CLDB, CZWI, MLVF, PROV, NRIM, FMAO, SBT, WSBF, and PDLB

Should you be buying Sound Financial Bancorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sound Financial Bancorp include HMN Financial (HMNF), Cortland Bancorp (CLDB), Citizens Community Bancorp (CZWI), Malvern Bancorp (MLVF), Provident Financial (PROV), Northrim BanCorp (NRIM), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO), Sterling Bancorp (SBT), Waterstone Financial (WSBF), and Ponce Financial Group (PDLB).

Sound Financial Bancorp vs.

HMN Financial (NASDAQ:HMNF) and Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership, profitability, media sentiment, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

In the previous week, Sound Financial Bancorp had 2 more articles in the media than HMN Financial. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Sound Financial Bancorp and 0 mentions for HMN Financial. HMN Financial's average media sentiment score of 1.34 beat Sound Financial Bancorp's score of 0.00 indicating that Sound Financial Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
HMN Financial Neutral
Sound Financial Bancorp Positive

Sound Financial Bancorp received 5 more outperform votes than HMN Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.71% of users gave Sound Financial Bancorp an outperform vote while only 61.62% of users gave HMN Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HMN FinancialOutperform Votes
61
61.62%
Underperform Votes
38
38.38%
Sound Financial BancorpOutperform Votes
66
64.71%
Underperform Votes
36
35.29%

HMN Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Sound Financial Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. HMN Financial pays out 31.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sound Financial Bancorp pays out 32.6% 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. Sound Financial Bancorp has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Sound Financial Bancorp is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Sound Financial Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than HMN Financial. Sound Financial Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HMN Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HMN Financial$51.76M2.23$6.01M$1.2920.05
Sound Financial Bancorp$55.62M1.97$7.44M$2.3318.37

HMN Financial has a net margin of 10.57% compared to HMN Financial's net margin of 10.54%. HMN Financial's return on equity of 6.01% beat Sound Financial Bancorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HMN Financial10.57% 5.41% 0.50%
Sound Financial Bancorp 10.54%6.01%0.59%

HMN Financial has a beta of 0.21, meaning that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sound Financial Bancorp has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

78.3% of HMN Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of Sound Financial Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.2% of HMN Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.6% of Sound Financial Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HMN Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Sound Financial Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Summary

Sound Financial Bancorp beats HMN Financial on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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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SFBC vs. The Competition

MetricSound Financial BancorpFederal savings institutions IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$109.57M$2.55B$9.58B$8.42B
Dividend Yield1.78%3.47%10.30%3.94%
P/E Ratio18.3711.4259.8216.20
Price / Sales1.972.313,514.8382.77
Price / Cash11.9914.4728.8734.86
Price / Book1.090.942.624.46
Net Income$7.44M$391.03M$1.01B$215.77M
7 Day Performance1.52%3.47%1.67%0.08%
1 Month Performance7.54%8.13%5.85%5.51%
1 Year Performance19.05%2.34%9.37%0.05%

Sound Financial Bancorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HMNF
HMN Financial
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$26.01
+4.5%
N/A+32.1%$116.27M$51.76M20.16159Positive News
CLDB
Cortland Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$29.15
flat
N/AN/A$124.06M$34.45M12.56145
CZWI
Citizens Community Bancorp
3.355 of 5 stars
3.36 / 5 stars
$12.14
+2.0%
N/A+27.6%$126.38M$94.50M9.41214Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
MLVF
Malvern Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$16.97
flat
N/AN/A$129.65M$37.33M18.6577Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
PROV
Provident Financial
3.5298 of 5 stars
3.53 / 5 stars
$12.73
+1.6%
$14.00
+10.0%
-9.8%$87.58M$50.07M12.24108Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
NRIM
Northrim BanCorp
4.1124 of 5 stars
4.11 / 5 stars
$66.85
+7.9%
N/A+52.2%$367.68M$158.33M13.03472Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
High Trading Volume
FMAO
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp
1.0934 of 5 stars
1.09 / 5 stars
$24.95
+2.8%
$23.33
-6.5%
+7.1%$341.32M$155.85M15.69465Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SBT
Sterling Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$5.83
+3.2%
N/A+1.1%$303.34M$129.57M36.44N/AUpcoming Earnings
WSBF
Waterstone Financial
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$14.50
+3.8%
N/A-0.8%$284.78M$180.39M27.89740Upcoming Earnings
PDLB
Ponce Financial Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$9.80
+4.4%
N/A+4.1%$233.34M$136.09M39.20233Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
High Trading Volume

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This page (NASDAQ:SFBC) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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