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Canadian Western Bank (CWB) Competitors

C$26.44
-0.33 (-1.23%)
(As of 02:48 PM ET)

CWB vs. EQB, LB, CIX, GSY, FN, TSU, ELF, GLXY, SII, and UNC

Should you be buying Canadian Western Bank stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Canadian Western Bank include EQB (EQB), Laurentian Bank of Canada (LB), CI Financial (CIX), goeasy (GSY), First National Financial (FN), Trisura Group (TSU), E-L Financial (ELF), Galaxy Digital (GLXY), Sprott (SII), and United Co.s (UNC). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

Canadian Western Bank vs.

EQB (TSE:EQB) and Canadian Western Bank (TSE:CWB) are both mid-cap financial services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, dividends and analyst recommendations.

EQB has a beta of 1.67, suggesting that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Canadian Western Bank has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Canadian Western Bank received 109 more outperform votes than EQB when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 60.57% of users gave EQB an outperform vote while only 51.41% of users gave Canadian Western Bank an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EQBOutperform Votes
364
60.57%
Underperform Votes
237
39.43%
Canadian Western BankOutperform Votes
473
51.41%
Underperform Votes
447
48.59%

EQB pays an annual dividend of C$1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Canadian Western Bank pays an annual dividend of C$1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. EQB pays out 18.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Canadian Western Bank pays out 40.6% 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.

23.5% of EQB shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.5% of Canadian Western Bank shares are held by institutional investors. 29.0% of EQB shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Canadian Western Bank shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

EQB has a net margin of 39.67% compared to EQB's net margin of 31.97%. Canadian Western Bank's return on equity of 14.70% beat EQB's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EQB39.67% 14.70% 0.76%
Canadian Western Bank 31.97%8.58%0.82%

EQB has higher revenue and earnings than Canadian Western Bank. Canadian Western Bank is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than EQB, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EQBC$1.12B2.87C$437.51MC$9.319.03
Canadian Western BankC$1.08B2.36C$317.87MC$3.308.01

EQB presently has a consensus target price of C$102.56, indicating a potential upside of 20.60%. Canadian Western Bank has a consensus target price of C$33.73, indicating a potential upside of 27.56%. Given EQB's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Canadian Western Bank is more favorable than EQB.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EQB
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.70
Canadian Western Bank
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

In the previous week, Canadian Western Bank had 1 more articles in the media than EQB. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Canadian Western Bank and 4 mentions for EQB. Canadian Western Bank's average media sentiment score of 0.55 beat EQB's score of 0.31 indicating that EQB is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
EQB
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Canadian Western Bank
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

EQB beats Canadian Western Bank on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CWB vs. The Competition

MetricCanadian Western BankBanks IndustryFinancial SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$2.55BC$4.05BC$2.82BC$3.94B
Dividend Yield4.75%4.41%4.67%7.11%
P/E Ratio8.0163.69458.5025.68
Price / Sales2.3652.662,800.141,218.56
Price / Cash10.202.7947.9974.15
Price / Book0.650.642.233.53
Net IncomeC$317.87MC$1.84BC$373.32MC$271.30M
7 Day Performance-5.20%37.53%11.61%-1.53%
1 Month Performance-4.51%38.58%6.70%3.27%
1 Year Performance8.99%9.83%6.70%9.39%

Canadian Western Bank Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EQB
EQB
3.4422 of 5 stars
C$91.40
+2.8%
C$102.56
+12.2%
+44.3%C$3.49BC$1.12B9.821,800
LB
Laurentian Bank of Canada
3.3179 of 5 stars
C$27.42
+0.6%
C$28.70
+4.7%
-18.0%C$1.20BC$960.71M7.723,000
CIX
CI Financial
2.5367 of 5 stars
C$16.76
-0.3%
C$19.50
+16.3%
+30.9%C$2.58BC$3.17B47.892,416News Coverage
GSY
goeasy
2.3189 of 5 stars
C$171.29
+1.4%
C$186.33
+8.8%
+77.9%C$2.85BC$746.36M11.832,404
FN
First National Financial
2.5514 of 5 stars
C$38.10
+0.7%
C$41.83
+9.8%
-1.1%C$2.28BC$751.40M9.181,624
TSU
Trisura Group
2.5894 of 5 stars
C$41.65
+0.1%
C$55.63
+33.6%
+29.1%C$1.98BC$2.84B277.679,700
ELF
E-L Financial
0 of 5 stars
C$1,104.99
+2.4%
N/A+18.9%C$3.82BC$2.75B4.512,018Gap Up
GLXY
Galaxy Digital
1.2043 of 5 stars
C$13.36
-16.8%
C$17.00
+27.2%
+129.0%C$1.46BN/A-8.62436Gap Down
High Trading Volume
SII
Sprott
0.2305 of 5 stars
C$55.78
+1.0%
C$55.50
-0.5%
+11.4%C$1.44BC$169.02M25.71129
UNC
United Co.s
0 of 5 stars
C$118.00
flat
N/A+13.2%C$1.33BC$381M4.36N/A

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