FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH (OTCMKTS:FDVA) and ING Groep (NYSE:ING) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
2.7% of FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.2% of ING Groep shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
ING Groep pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH does not pay a dividend. ING Groep pays out 26.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ING Groep has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
Volatility and Risk
FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH has a beta of 0.26, suggesting that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ING Groep has a beta of 1.31, suggesting that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH and ING Groep’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH||1.54%||0.67%||0.08%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH and ING Groep, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH||0||0||0||0||N/A|
ING Groep has a consensus target price of $11.15, indicating a potential upside of 11.61%. Given ING Groep’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ING Groep is more favorable than FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH and ING Groep’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH||$25.57 million||2.54||$190,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|ING Groep||$21.36 billion||1.82||$5.62 billion||$1.64||6.09|
ING Groep has higher revenue and earnings than FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH.
ING Groep beats FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About FREEDOM BK OF V/SH SH
The Freedom Bank of Virginia provides various banking products and services primarily in the Northern Virginia area. The company accepts checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan products include consumer loans, such as installment loans, home equity line of credit, and mortgages for purchasing homes or refinancing existing mortgages; and commercial loans, including business installment loans, commercial line of credit, commercial real estate mortgages, and small business administration loans, as well as mortgage services. The company also provides credit and ATM/debit cards; insurance products; and online security, overdraft protection, notary, Merchant Visa and MasterCard agency, and online and telephone banking services, as well as wire transfers, ACH transactions, direct and night deposits, safe deposit boxes, cashier's checks, certified checks, money orders, and savings bonds. In addition, it acts as a broker-dealer in securities. The company operates through a network of branch offices located in Vienna, Fairfax, Reston, and Chantilly in Virginia. The Freedom Bank of Virginia is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.
About ING Groep
ING Groep N.V., a financial institution, provides various banking products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and mid-corporates. It operates in Retail Netherlands, Retail Belgium, Retail Germany, Retail Other, and Wholesale Banking segments. The company accepts various deposits, such as current and savings accounts; and offers business lending products, as well as consumer lending products, such as residential mortgage loans, term loans, and revolver and personal loans. It also provides mortgage, payment, savings, investment, and secured and unsecured lending products and services. In addition, the company offers specialized lending, corporate finance, and debt and equity markets solutions, as well as working capital, cash management, and trade and treasury services; and financial market, trade finance, overdraft, and foreign exchange transaction services. The company operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, North America, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and rest of Europe. ING Groep N.V. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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