First Northwest Bancorp (NASDAQ: FNWB) is one of 35 public companies in the “Savings institutions, except federal” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare First Northwest Bancorp to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
51.6% of First Northwest Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.6% of First Northwest Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Savings institutions, except federal” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for First Northwest Bancorp and its competitors, 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||110||422||247||15||2.21|
First Northwest Bancorp currently has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.14%. As a group, “Savings institutions, except federal” companies have a potential downside of 4.79%. Given First Northwest Bancorp’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe First Northwest Bancorp is more favorable than its competitors.
This table compares First Northwest Bancorp and its competitors’ 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%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares First Northwest Bancorp and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|First Northwest Bancorp||$67.53 million||$10.34 million||15.79|
|First Northwest Bancorp Competitors||$151.44 million||$16.22 million||19.28|
First Northwest Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than First Northwest Bancorp. First Northwest Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
First Northwest Bancorp has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Northwest Bancorp’s competitors have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.
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 2.4% and pay out 28.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
First Northwest Bancorp competitors 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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