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Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH) Competitors

$27.44
+0.11 (+0.40%)
(As of 09:46 AM ET)

WASH vs. CCBG, FMNB, THFF, CCNE, HTBK, HBNC, CPF, MOFG, BSRR, and EGBN

Should you be buying Washington Trust Bancorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Washington Trust Bancorp include Capital City Bank Group (CCBG), Farmers National Banc (FMNB), First Financial (THFF), CNB Financial (CCNE), Heritage Commerce (HTBK), Horizon Bancorp (HBNC), Central Pacific Financial (CPF), MidWestOne Financial Group (MOFG), Sierra Bancorp (BSRR), and Eagle Bancorp (EGBN). These companies are all part of the "regional banks" industry.

Washington Trust Bancorp vs.

Capital City Bank Group (NASDAQ:CCBG) and Washington Trust Bancorp (NASDAQ:WASH) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment and dividends.

Capital City Bank Group pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Washington Trust Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.2%. Capital City Bank Group pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Washington Trust Bancorp pays out 82.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Capital City Bank Group has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Washington Trust Bancorp has increased its dividend for 13 consecutive years. Washington Trust Bancorp is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Capital City Bank Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Washington Trust Bancorp. Capital City Bank Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Washington Trust Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Capital City Bank Group$252.68M1.87$52.26M$3.079.06
Washington Trust Bancorp$364.80M1.28$48.18M$2.7110.13

Capital City Bank Group has a net margin of 19.86% compared to Capital City Bank Group's net margin of 12.01%. Washington Trust Bancorp's return on equity of 12.26% beat Capital City Bank Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Capital City Bank Group19.86% 12.26% 1.22%
Washington Trust Bancorp 12.01%10.11%0.65%

Capital City Bank Group presently has a consensus target price of $34.25, suggesting a potential upside of 23.11%. Given Washington Trust Bancorp's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Capital City Bank Group is more favorable than Washington Trust Bancorp.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Capital City Bank Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Washington Trust Bancorp
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.50

Capital City Bank Group has a beta of 0.53, meaning that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Washington Trust Bancorp has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

44.6% of Capital City Bank Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of Washington Trust Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. 19.4% of Capital City Bank Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Washington Trust Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Washington Trust Bancorp had 3 more articles in the media than Capital City Bank Group. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Washington Trust Bancorp and 0 mentions for Capital City Bank Group. Capital City Bank Group's average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat Washington Trust Bancorp's score of 0.00 indicating that Washington Trust Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Capital City Bank Group Neutral
Washington Trust Bancorp Positive

Capital City Bank Group received 38 more outperform votes than Washington Trust Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 54.35% of users gave Capital City Bank Group an outperform vote while only 53.74% of users gave Washington Trust Bancorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Capital City Bank GroupOutperform Votes
225
54.35%
Underperform Votes
189
45.65%
Washington Trust BancorpOutperform Votes
187
53.74%
Underperform Votes
161
46.26%

Summary

Capital City Bank Group beats Washington Trust Bancorp on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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WASH vs. The Competition

MetricWashington Trust BancorpState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$467.85M$2.37B$9.06B$7.96B
Dividend Yield8.07%4.17%10.44%3.91%
P/E Ratio10.1311.9853.4714.29
Price / Sales1.281.953,559.9078.73
Price / Cash8.708.8328.3029.27
Price / Book0.991.042.524.50
Net Income$48.18M$410.25M$984.66M$213.09M
7 Day Performance0.70%0.72%0.75%1.20%
1 Month Performance7.40%4.41%4.17%6.66%
1 Year Performance13.91%31.64%18.99%9.73%

Washington Trust Bancorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CCBG
Capital City Bank Group
4.1374 of 5 stars
$27.42
+0.7%
$34.25
+24.9%
-6.9%$464.50M$252.68M8.93970Positive News
FMNB
Farmers National Banc
2.7662 of 5 stars
$12.48
flat
$15.33
+22.9%
+7.2%$468.62M$255.20M8.61666Positive News
THFF
First Financial
3.742 of 5 stars
$38.54
+1.6%
$43.00
+11.6%
+12.4%$455.16M$271.10M8.22861
CCNE
CNB Financial
4.4703 of 5 stars
$20.06
+0.8%
$22.00
+9.7%
+14.0%$421.26M$327.03M8.43765Dividend Announcement
HTBK
Heritage Commerce
4.4259 of 5 stars
$8.30
-0.7%
$10.50
+26.5%
+13.3%$508.46M$243.30M9.02351Positive News
HBNC
Horizon Bancorp
4.0453 of 5 stars
$12.43
-1.0%
$12.50
+0.6%
+47.9%$548.29M$324.30M23.02818
CPF
Central Pacific Financial
4.9068 of 5 stars
$21.29
+0.5%
$24.00
+12.7%
+43.1%$575.68M$329.32M10.39696
MOFG
MidWestOne Financial Group
4.087 of 5 stars
$21.47
+1.2%
$24.13
+12.4%
+13.4%$338.37M$268.04M14.91732
BSRR
Sierra Bancorp
3.9277 of 5 stars
$22.66
+3.8%
$22.33
-1.4%
+36.4%$330.84M$193.52M9.36491
EGBN
Eagle Bancorp
3.9893 of 5 stars
$20.05
+0.4%
$23.00
+14.7%
+9.1%$605.31M$647.06M7.99452

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This page (NASDAQ:WASH) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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