BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ: BLMT) is one of 315 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare BSB Bancorp to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.
This table compares BSB Bancorp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|BSB Bancorp Competitors||16.77%||7.67%||0.92%|
This table compares BSB Bancorp and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BSB Bancorp||$80.77 million||$14.39 million||19.46|
|BSB Bancorp Competitors||$5.75 billion||$779.25 million||176.60|
BSB Bancorp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than BSB Bancorp. BSB Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
BSB Bancorp has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BSB Bancorp’s rivals have a beta of 0.76, indicating that their average stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for BSB Bancorp and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|BSB Bancorp Competitors||2551||9226||9090||382||2.34|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 1.94%. Given BSB Bancorp’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe BSB Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
50.5% of BSB Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.8% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.2% of BSB Bancorp 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 endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
BSB Bancorp rivals beat BSB Bancorp on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
BSB Bancorp Company Profile
BSB Bancorp, Inc. (BSB Bancorp) is a bank holding company of Belmont Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s Belmont Savings Bank is a chartered savings bank. The Bank’s business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public, small businesses and municipalities, and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans and investment securities. The Bank offers a range of deposit accounts, including relationship checking accounts for consumers and businesses, passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA), commercial, municipal and regular checking accounts and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
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