First Northwest Bancorp (NASDAQ: FNWB) is one of 36 public companies in the “Savings institutions, except federal” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare First Northwest Bancorp to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
51.6% of First Northwest Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of First Northwest Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
First Northwest Bancorp has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Northwest Bancorp’s peers have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares First Northwest Bancorp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|First Northwest Bancorp||18.63%||7.38%||0.81%|
|First Northwest Bancorp Competitors||23.77%||9.57%||1.02%|
First Northwest Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. First Northwest Bancorp pays out 21.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Savings institutions, except federal” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.3% and pay out 28.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. First Northwest Bancorp has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for First Northwest Bancorp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|First Northwest Bancorp||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|First Northwest Bancorp Competitors||111||422||247||15||2.21|
First Northwest Bancorp currently has a consensus target price of $20.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.70%. As a group, “Savings institutions, except federal” companies have a potential downside of 9.40%. Given First Northwest Bancorp’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe First Northwest Bancorp is more favorable than its peers.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares First Northwest Bancorp and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|First Northwest Bancorp||$67.53 million||$10.34 million||15.99|
|First Northwest Bancorp Competitors||$151.44 million||$16.22 million||20.08|
First Northwest Bancorp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than First Northwest Bancorp. First Northwest Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
First Northwest Bancorp peers beat First Northwest Bancorp on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
First Northwest Bancorp Company Profile
First Northwest Bancorp (Washington) is a bank holding company. It engages in the provision of commercial, mortgage, and lending activities and investment. Its offerings include saving account, certificate of deposits, money market, credit card, fixed rate loans, mortgages, mutual funds, insurances and education savings account. The company was founded on August 14, 2012 and is headquartered in Port Angeles, WA.
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