Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE: FBC) is one of 324 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Flagstar Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.3% of Flagstar Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.7% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 63.0% of Flagstar Bancorp 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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Flagstar Bancorp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Flagstar Bancorp 16.52% 10.15% 0.92%
Flagstar Bancorp Competitors 18.71% 8.81% 0.94%

Risk & Volatility

Flagstar Bancorp has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Flagstar Bancorp’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Flagstar Bancorp and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Flagstar Bancorp 0 3 5 0 2.63
Flagstar Bancorp Competitors 2620 8945 8501 392 2.33

Flagstar Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $35.25, suggesting a potential upside of 2.83%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 3.24%. Given Flagstar Bancorp’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Flagstar Bancorp is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Flagstar Bancorp and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Flagstar Bancorp $783.00 million N/A 13.08
Flagstar Bancorp Competitors N/A N/A 18.22

Flagstar Bancorp 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

Flagstar Bancorp beats its rivals on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Flagstar Bancorp

Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through its principal subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, FSB. It operates through four segments: Community Banking, Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, and Other. Through Mortgage Originations segment, it originates, acquires and sells one- to four-family residential mortgage loans. The Mortgage Servicing segment includes services and subservices mortgage loans, on a fee basis, for others. The Community Banking segment originates loans, provides deposits and fee based services to consumer, business and mortgage lending customers through its Branch Banking, Business and Commercial Banking, Government Banking, Warehouse Lending and Held-for-Investment Portfolio groups. It offers checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit and others. Other financial services include lines of credit, revolving credit, inventory and accounts receivable.

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