Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: FMNB) is one of 326 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Farmers National Banc Corp. to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Farmers National Banc Corp. and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Farmers National Banc Corp. 0 1 1 0 2.50
Farmers National Banc Corp. Competitors 2628 9006 8556 394 2.33

Farmers National Banc Corp. currently has a consensus target price of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 6.31%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 5.93%. Given Farmers National Banc Corp.’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Farmers National Banc Corp. is more favorable than its rivals.

Dividends

Farmers National Banc Corp. pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Farmers National Banc Corp. pays out 29.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.1% and pay out 37.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

34.3% of Farmers National Banc Corp. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.6% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.8% of Farmers National Banc Corp. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% 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 stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Farmers National Banc Corp. has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Farmers National Banc Corp.’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Farmers National Banc Corp. and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Farmers National Banc Corp. 22.19% 10.25% 1.11%
Farmers National Banc Corp. Competitors 18.72% 8.80% 0.94%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Farmers National Banc Corp. and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Farmers National Banc Corp. $90.79 million N/A 18.35
Farmers National Banc Corp. Competitors N/A N/A 18.75

Farmers National Banc Corp. 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.

Summary

Farmers National Banc Corp. beats its rivals on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About Farmers National Banc Corp.

Farmers National Banc Corp. is a one-bank holding company. The Company’s principal business consists of owning and supervising its subsidiaries. The Company operates through tree segments: the Bank, Trust and Retirement Consulting. The Company operates principally through its subsidiaries, The Farmers National Bank of Canfield (the Bank or Farmers Bank), Farmers Trust Company (Trust or Farmers Trust), National Associates, Inc. (NAI) and Farmers National Captive, Inc. (Captive). The Bank’s subsidiaries include Farmers National Insurance, LLC (Farmers Insurance) and Farmers of Canfield Investment Co. (Farmers Investments). The banking operation offers loans, investments and deposits; the trust operations provide trust services, and the retirement consulting operations offer consulting services. The Company and its subsidiaries operate in the domestic banking, trust, retirement consulting, insurance and financial management industries.

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