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Veritex (VBTX) Competitors

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(As of 05/23/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Veritex stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Veritex include Preferred Bank (PFBC), S&T Bancorp (STBA), 1st Source (SRCE), TriCo Bancshares (TCBK), Peoples Bancorp (PEBO), Byline Bancorp (BY), Republic Bancorp (RBCAA), First Busey (BUSE), First Bancorp (FBNC), and Origin Bancorp (OBK). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Veritex vs.

Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) and Veritex (NASDAQ:VBTX) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, institutional ownership, community ranking and earnings.

72.8% of Preferred Bank shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Veritex shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.6% of Veritex shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Preferred Bank pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Veritex pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Preferred Bank pays out 27.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Veritex pays out 46.5% 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. Preferred Bank has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Preferred Bank presently has a consensus target price of $67.00, suggesting a potential downside of 11.38%. Veritex has a consensus target price of $24.38, suggesting a potential upside of 18.84%. Given Preferred Bank's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Veritex is more favorable than Preferred Bank.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Preferred Bank
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Veritex had 3 more articles in the media than Preferred Bank. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Veritex and 0 mentions for Preferred Bank. Veritex's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Preferred Bank's score of 0.58 indicating that Preferred Bank is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Preferred Bank Positive
Veritex Positive

Preferred Bank has a net margin of 28.70% compared to Preferred Bank's net margin of 12.47%. Veritex's return on equity of 21.28% beat Preferred Bank's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Preferred Bank28.70% 21.28% 2.18%
Veritex 12.47%8.46%1.03%

Preferred Bank has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Veritex. Preferred Bank is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Veritex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Preferred Bank$292.06M3.74$150.04M$10.367.30

Preferred Bank has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veritex has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Preferred Bank received 97 more outperform votes than Veritex when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.46% of users gave Preferred Bank an outperform vote while only 50.78% of users gave Veritex an outperform vote.

Preferred BankOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
VeritexOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Preferred Bank beats Veritex on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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VBTX vs. The Competition

MetricVeritexState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.16B$2.35B$9.28B$8.00B
Dividend Yield3.70%4.16%10.37%3.92%
P/E Ratio11.9212.0853.6918.42
Price / Sales2.602.083,562.8177.11
Price / Cash7.248.7329.0731.80
Price / Book0.731.013.074.56
Net Income$108.26M$422.47M$1.01B$213.88M
7 Day Performance-1.68%-2.00%-0.46%-1.60%
1 Month Performance-1.25%1.10%1.26%2.25%
1 Year Performance18.49%28.55%15.82%6.18%

Veritex Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Preferred Bank
0.8868 of 5 stars
+53.4%$1.13B$485.10M7.56299Positive News
S&T Bancorp
1.4856 of 5 stars
+18.2%$1.26B$535.52M9.341,244Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
1st Source
3.4753 of 5 stars
+16.0%$1.27B$507.53M10.431,170Positive News
TriCo Bancshares
3.3797 of 5 stars
+4.2%$1.28B$499.75M11.801,231Positive News
Peoples Bancorp
3.3262 of 5 stars
+10.2%$1.07B$526.82M9.001,478Positive News
Byline Bancorp
3.2375 of 5 stars
Republic Bancorp
2.8422 of 5 stars
First Busey
4.4022 of 5 stars
First Bancorp
2.5563 of 5 stars
-1.8%$1.34B$546.25M11.711,445News Coverage
Positive News
Origin Bancorp
2.7403 of 5 stars
N/A$1.02B$581.73M12.431,041Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:VBTX) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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