FFD Financial (OTCMKTS:FFDF) and Magyar Bancorp (NASDAQ:MGYR) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and dividends.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for FFD Financial and Magyar Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Volatility & Risk
FFD Financial has a beta of 0.02, suggesting that its stock price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magyar Bancorp has a beta of 0.08, suggesting that its stock price is 92% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
2.4% of FFD Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.6% of Magyar Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.5% of FFD Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.9% of Magyar Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
FFD Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Magyar Bancorp does not pay a dividend.
This table compares FFD Financial and Magyar Bancorp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings and Valuation
This table compares FFD Financial and Magyar Bancorp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|FFD Financial||$16.22 million||3.25||$4.87 million||N/A||N/A|
|Magyar Bancorp||$26.47 million||2.64||$2.03 million||N/A||N/A|
FFD Financial has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Magyar Bancorp.
Magyar Bancorp beats FFD Financial on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About FFD Financial
FFD Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for First Federal Community Bank, National Association that provides banking products and services. It offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, health savings, and club accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. The company also provides home mortgage loans, home equity line of credit, auto and boat loans, overdraft protection line of credit, personal loans, business term loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, and equipment loans; and credit and debit cards. In addition, it offers online banking and bill pay, e-statement, overdraft protection, mobile banking, night depository, cash management, wire transfer, safe deposit box, night depository, and teller services. Further, the company through its subsidiary, FFD Risk Management, Inc., provides property and casualty insurance services. It operates branches in Dover, New Philadelphia, Boulevard, Sugarcreek, Berlin, and Mt. Hope. FFD Financial Corporation was founded in 1898 and is based in Dover, Ohio.
About Magyar Bancorp
Magyar Bancorp, Inc. operates as the mid-tier stock holding company for Magyar Bank that provides various banking products and services to families and businesses in New Jersey, the United States. Its product portfolio includes various deposit products, such as demand, NOW, money market, savings, and retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; and loan products comprising one-to four-family residential mortgage loans, multi-family and commercial real estate mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, commercial business loans, small business administration loans, and construction loans, as well as consumer loans, which primarily include secured demand loans. The company also provides non-deposit investment products and financial planning services, including insurance products, fixed and variable annuities, and retirement planning for individual and commercial customers; and investment securities. It operates through seven branch locations in New Brunswick, North Brunswick, South Brunswick, Branchburg, Bridgewater, and Edison; and a loan product office in New Jersey. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Magyar Bancorp, Inc. is a subsidiary of Magyar Bancorp, MHC.
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