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Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB) Competitors

$22.08
+0.04 (+0.18%)
(As of 02/26/2024 ET)

BHLB vs. HIFS, HBCP, NYCB, HFWA, GCBC, SMBC, TCBX, FSBW, RBCAA, and SII

Should you be buying Berkshire Hills Bancorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Berkshire Hills Bancorp include Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS), Home Bancorp (HBCP), New York Community Bancorp (NYCB), Heritage Financial (HFWA), Greene County Bancorp (GCBC), Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC), Third Coast Bancshares (TCBX), FS Bancorp (FSBW), Republic Bancorp (RBCAA), and Sprott (SII). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp vs.

Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) and Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE:BHLB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, community ranking, media sentiment, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than Hingham Institution for Savings. Hingham Institution for Savings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Berkshire Hills Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hingham Institution for Savings$190.57M1.84$26.37M$12.0213.60
Berkshire Hills Bancorp$619.08M1.56$69.60M$1.6013.80

Hingham Institution for Savings has a net margin of 13.84% compared to Hingham Institution for Savings' net margin of 11.24%. Hingham Institution for Savings' return on equity of 9.48% beat Berkshire Hills Bancorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hingham Institution for Savings13.84% 3.65% 0.34%
Berkshire Hills Bancorp 11.24%9.48%0.76%

Hingham Institution for Savings pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Berkshire Hills Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Hingham Institution for Savings pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Berkshire Hills Bancorp pays out 45.0% 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.

42.9% of Hingham Institution for Savings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Berkshire Hills Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp has a consensus price target of $25.00, indicating a potential upside of 13.22%. Given Hingham Institution for Savings' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Berkshire Hills Bancorp is more favorable than Hingham Institution for Savings.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hingham Institution for Savings
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Berkshire Hills Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

In the previous week, Berkshire Hills Bancorp had 5 more articles in the media than Hingham Institution for Savings. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Berkshire Hills Bancorp and 1 mentions for Hingham Institution for Savings. Hingham Institution for Savings' average media sentiment score of 0.33 beat Berkshire Hills Bancorp's score of 0.00 indicating that Berkshire Hills Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hingham Institution for Savings
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Berkshire Hills Bancorp
1 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Hingham Institution for Savings has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Berkshire Hills Bancorp has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp received 71 more outperform votes than Hingham Institution for Savings when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.37% of users gave Hingham Institution for Savings an outperform vote while only 50.76% of users gave Berkshire Hills Bancorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Hingham Institution for SavingsOutperform Votes
197
61.37%
Underperform Votes
124
38.63%
Berkshire Hills BancorpOutperform Votes
268
50.76%
Underperform Votes
260
49.24%

Summary

Berkshire Hills Bancorp beats Hingham Institution for Savings on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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BHLB vs. The Competition

MetricBerkshire Hills BancorpSavings institutions, except federal IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$964.23M$345.25M$7.95B$17.15B
Dividend Yield3.27%2.53%10.89%3.56%
P/E Ratio13.8018.9251.7023.33
Price / Sales1.562.513,650.397.58
Price / Cash8.2717.4329.5116.83
Price / Book0.950.892.396.09
Net Income$69.60M$106.32M$782.63M$856.96M
7 Day Performance-1.30%-2.52%-0.47%-0.57%
1 Month Performance-10.21%-8.49%-0.65%1.54%
1 Year Performance-24.82%-11.92%6.11%89.13%

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HIFS
Hingham Institution for Savings
0 of 5 stars
$165.48
+1.0%
N/A-41.3%$355.78M$190.57M13.7789
HBCP
Home Bancorp
3.9577 of 5 stars
$37.22
-1.1%
$41.50
+11.5%
-6.0%$303.27M$135.33M7.46475
NYCB
New York Community Bancorp
5 of 5 stars
$4.69
-4.5%
$8.29
+76.9%
-49.4%$3.38B$8.20B1.417,497Options Volume
HFWA
Heritage Financial
4.089 of 5 stars
$18.52
-1.3%
$21.75
+17.4%
-34.3%$646.35M$303.13M10.58803News Coverage
GCBC
Greene County Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$30.20
-8.2%
N/A-3.3%$514.31M$96.77M19.11195Gap Up
High Trading Volume
SMBC
Southern Missouri Bancorp
3.3527 of 5 stars
$44.31
+0.5%
$51.50
+16.2%
-8.7%$503.36M$202.62M11.60665
TCBX
Third Coast Bancshares
3.2209 of 5 stars
$19.75
+1.7%
$22.67
+14.8%
+1.9%$268.60M$274.75M10.03371
FSBW
FS Bancorp
2.564 of 5 stars
$33.93
-0.8%
N/A-9.0%$264.65M$187.68M7.44570
RBCAA
Republic Bancorp
1.1412 of 5 stars
$50.51
-1.4%
N/A+9.8%$978.88M$427.52M10.981,012
SII
Sprott
0.8748 of 5 stars
$37.83
-1.1%
N/A+8.9%$978.28M$145.18M24.25173Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:BHLB) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff