BankUnited (NYSE: BKU) and Cybg (OTCMKTS:CBBYF) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.
Volatility & Risk
BankUnited has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cybg has a beta of 0.01, meaning that its share price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for BankUnited and Cybg, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
BankUnited presently has a consensus price target of $42.60, suggesting a potential upside of 8.65%. Given BankUnited’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe BankUnited is more favorable than Cybg.
BankUnited pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Cybg does not pay a dividend. BankUnited pays out 15.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares BankUnited and Cybg’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Insider & Institutional Ownership
97.0% of BankUnited shares are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of BankUnited 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares BankUnited and Cybg’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BankUnited||$1.36 billion||3.05||$614.27 million||$5.58||7.03|
BankUnited has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Cybg.
BankUnited beats Cybg on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
BankUnited Company Profile
BankUnited, Inc. is the bank holding company of BankUnited (the Bank). The bank is a national banking association. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank provided a range of banking services to individual and corporate customers through 94 banking centers located in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area. The Bank also provides a range of traditional banking products and services to both its commercial and retail customers. The Company offers a range of lending products, including small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula-based loans, municipal and non-profit loans and leases, commercial and mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit and consumer loans. It offers traditional deposit products, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts and certificates of deposit with a range of terms and rates.
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