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ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS) Competitors

$62.69
+0.06 (+0.10%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)

SFBS vs. IBOC, UCBI, FBP, CATY, IBKC, ALLY, EWBC, CBSH, WAL, and BPOP

Should you be buying ServisFirst Bancshares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ServisFirst Bancshares include International Bancshares (IBOC), United Community Banks (UCBI), First BanCorp. (FBP), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Ally Financial (ALLY), East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), and Popular (BPOP). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

ServisFirst Bancshares vs.

ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS) and International Bancshares (NASDAQ:IBOC) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, risk, earnings, profitability, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

International Bancshares has higher revenue and earnings than ServisFirst Bancshares. International Bancshares is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ServisFirst Bancshares, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ServisFirst Bancshares$843.66M4.05$206.85M$3.6517.18
International Bancshares$970.10M3.71$411.77M$6.558.84

ServisFirst Bancshares currently has a consensus target price of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.09%. Given ServisFirst Bancshares' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe ServisFirst Bancshares is more favorable than International Bancshares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ServisFirst Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
International Bancshares
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

ServisFirst Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. International Bancshares pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. ServisFirst Bancshares pays out 32.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. International Bancshares pays out 20.2% 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. International Bancshares is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

International Bancshares has a net margin of 40.92% compared to ServisFirst Bancshares' net margin of 22.31%. International Bancshares' return on equity of 17.50% beat ServisFirst Bancshares' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ServisFirst Bancshares22.31% 14.65% 1.32%
International Bancshares 40.92%17.50%2.71%

In the previous week, International Bancshares had 3 more articles in the media than ServisFirst Bancshares. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for International Bancshares and 3 mentions for ServisFirst Bancshares. ServisFirst Bancshares' average media sentiment score of 1.25 beat International Bancshares' score of 1.02 indicating that ServisFirst Bancshares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
ServisFirst Bancshares
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
International Bancshares
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

ServisFirst Bancshares received 43 more outperform votes than International Bancshares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.28% of users gave ServisFirst Bancshares an outperform vote while only 52.68% of users gave International Bancshares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ServisFirst BancsharesOutperform Votes
230
59.28%
Underperform Votes
158
40.72%
International BancsharesOutperform Votes
187
52.68%
Underperform Votes
168
47.32%

67.3% of ServisFirst Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.9% of International Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.4% of ServisFirst Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.9% of International Bancshares shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

ServisFirst Bancshares has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Bancshares has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

International Bancshares beats ServisFirst Bancshares on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SFBS 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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SFBS vs. The Competition

MetricServisFirst BancsharesState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.42B$2.39B$9.87B$8.04B
Dividend Yield1.91%4.27%5.91%3.95%
P/E Ratio17.1812.1142.7418.44
Price / Sales4.051.9151.3580.86
Price / Cash14.608.4915.4831.33
Price / Book2.311.023.114.56
Net Income$206.85M$376.10M$999.74M$214.11M
7 Day Performance-5.02%-2.09%-1.29%-1.04%
1 Month Performance3.16%2.47%2.05%3.13%
1 Year Performance48.55%30.24%18.37%7.38%

ServisFirst Bancshares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IBOC
International Bancshares
3.3027 of 5 stars
$57.91
+1.2%
N/A+32.2%$3.60B$970.10M8.842,200Positive News
UCBI
United Community Banks
4.8855 of 5 stars
$25.57
-0.4%
$30.60
+19.7%
+9.6%$3.05B$1.31B16.603,121Positive News
FBP
First BanCorp.
2.6975 of 5 stars
$17.98
+1.8%
$18.00
+0.1%
+54.2%$3.04B$1.16B10.273,168Positive News
CATY
Cathay General Bancorp
3.5473 of 5 stars
$36.24
+0.4%
$39.00
+7.6%
+17.4%$2.64B$1.31B8.021,246Positive News
IBKC
IBERIABANK
0 of 5 stars
$43.08
flat
N/A+0.0%$2.27B$1.54B7.453,373Gap Up
High Trading Volume
ALLY
Ally Financial
4.8558 of 5 stars
$38.80
+1.1%
$38.47
-0.8%
+45.8%$11.79B$8.21B15.8411,100
EWBC
East West Bancorp
4.2247 of 5 stars
$73.79
+0.1%
$84.08
+13.9%
+46.7%$10.27B$3.99B9.293,206Positive News
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.2275 of 5 stars
$55.06
+0.1%
$55.29
+0.4%
+13.3%$7.13B$1.59B15.364,728Positive News
WAL
Western Alliance Bancorporation
4.8831 of 5 stars
$62.96
+0.7%
$72.47
+15.1%
+77.3%$6.93B$4.32B9.183,260
BPOP
Popular
4.995 of 5 stars
$89.22
+0.9%
$99.89
+12.0%
+50.8%$6.45B$3.90B13.249,237

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This page (NASDAQ:SFBS) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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