CVB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CVBF) is one of 323 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare CVB Financial Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.


CVB Financial Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. CVB Financial Corporation pays out 56.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.2% and pay out 36.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares CVB Financial Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CVB Financial Corporation 35.33% 10.67% 1.32%
CVB Financial Corporation Competitors 18.65% 8.79% 0.93%

Volatility & Risk

CVB Financial Corporation has a beta of 1.53, indicating that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CVB Financial Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for CVB Financial Corporation and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CVB Financial Corporation 0 5 0 0 2.00
CVB Financial Corporation Competitors 2600 8868 8441 392 2.33

CVB Financial Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $21.40, suggesting a potential upside of 0.52%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 2.86%. Given CVB Financial Corporation’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe CVB Financial Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CVB Financial Corporation and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
CVB Financial Corporation $312.74 million N/A 21.29
CVB Financial Corporation Competitors N/A N/A 17.76

CVB Financial Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.6% of CVB Financial Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.2% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.0% of CVB Financial Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


CVB Financial Corporation beats its rivals on 9 of the 14 factors compared.

CVB Financial Corporation Company Profile

CVB Financial Corp. (CVB) is the bank holding company for Citizens Business Bank (the Bank). The Bank operates through two segments: Business Financial and Commercial Banking Centers (Centers), and Other Operations. The Company’s administrative and other smaller operating departments are combined into the Other segment. As of December 31, 2016, there were 42 Business Financial Centers and eight Commercial Banking Centers located in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and the Central Valley area of California. Its trust offices are located in Ontario, Newport Beach and Pasadena. These offices serve as sales offices for the Bank’s wealth management, trust and investment products. It also offers specialized services designed for commercial customers. These services include cash management systems for monitoring cash flow, a credit card program for merchants, courier pick-up and delivery, and payroll services.

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