Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) (NYSE: NTB) is one of 207 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and earnings.

Dividends

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) pays out 84.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 35.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) 0 2 1 0 2.33
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) Competitors 380 2904 2379 70 2.37

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) currently has a consensus price target of $37.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.71%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 0.34%. Given Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The)’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) $427.52 million N/A 23.79
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) Competitors N/A N/A 25.62

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.1% of Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) 19.54% 17.93% 1.31%
Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) Competitors 19.73% 8.36% 0.88%

Summary

Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) rivals beat Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The) on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (The)

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (the Bank) provides banking services and wealth management services. The Bank’s geographic segments include Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, where its banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, where it offers specialized financial services. It offers banking services, including retail and corporate banking, and wealth management, which consists of trust, private banking, and asset management. In Bermuda and Cayman Islands segments, it offers both banking and wealth management. In Guernsey, Bahamas, and Switzerland segments, it offers wealth management. In the United Kingdom segment, it offers residential property lending. The Bank provides foreign exchange services in the normal course of business in all jurisdictions. Its wealth management platform has three lines of business: trust, private banking, and asset management.

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