Bryn Mawr Bank (NASDAQ: BMTC) is one of 307 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Bryn Mawr Bank to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Bryn Mawr Bank has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bryn Mawr Bank’s peers have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.8% of Bryn Mawr Bank shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Bryn Mawr Bank shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by 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.

Dividends

Bryn Mawr Bank pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Bryn Mawr Bank pays out 39.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Bryn Mawr Bank and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bryn Mawr Bank 21.29% 10.15% 1.17%
Bryn Mawr Bank Competitors 18.55% 8.20% 0.93%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bryn Mawr Bank and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bryn Mawr Bank $171.03 million $36.03 million 19.78
Bryn Mawr Bank Competitors $5.50 billion $827.87 million 384.68

Bryn Mawr Bank’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Bryn Mawr Bank. Bryn Mawr Bank 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Bryn Mawr Bank and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bryn Mawr Bank 0 1 2 0 2.67
Bryn Mawr Bank Competitors 2252 8643 8612 357 2.36

Bryn Mawr Bank currently has a consensus target price of $48.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.99%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.14%. Given Bryn Mawr Bank’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Bryn Mawr Bank is more favorable than its peers.

Summary

Bryn Mawr Bank beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About Bryn Mawr Bank

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation is the bank holding company of the Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the Bank). The Company and its subsidiaries offer a range of personal and business banking services, consumer and commercial loans, equipment leasing, mortgages, insurance and wealth management services, including investment management, trust and estate administration, retirement planning, custody services, and tax planning and preparation from various location across Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Philadelphia and Dauphin counties of Pennsylvania, and New Castle county in Delaware. The Company’s segments include Banking and Wealth Management. The Banking segment consists of commercial and retail banking. The Wealth Management segment’s activities include trust administration, other related fiduciary services, custody, investment management and advisory services, employee benefits and individual retirement accounts (IRA) administration, estate settlement, tax services and brokerage.

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