Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp (NASDAQ: BKYF) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Retail & Mortgage Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.8% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.8% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp Competitors 112 465 516 14 2.39

As a group, “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies have a potential upside of 23.94%. Given Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp N/A N/A 22.17
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp Competitors $423.03 million $4.09 million 253.74

Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp. Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp’s peers have a beta of 0.83, meaning that their average stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp 21.85% 8.12% 0.86%
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp Competitors 17.37% -29.95% 1.05%

Summary

Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp peers beat Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp on 6 of the 8 factors compared.

About Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corp

The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary The Bank of Kentucky, Inc. (the Bank), is engaged in the banking business. The Bank provides financial services and other financial solutions through 32 offices located in northern Kentucky. The principal products produced and services rendered by the Bank include commercial banking, consumer banking and trust services. The Bank provides a range of commercial banking services to corporations and other business clients that include loans and deposit services, including checking, lockbox services and other treasury management services. The Bank provides banking services to consumers, including checking, savings and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposits and individual retirement accounts. It also offers specialized services in the areas of fiduciary services and wealth management.

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