Opus Bank (NASDAQ: OPB) is one of 205 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Opus Bank to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Opus Bank has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Opus Bank’s peers have a beta of 0.74, suggesting that their average share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

46.5% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.6% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Opus Bank and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Opus Bank 8.30% 3.11% 0.39%
Opus Bank Competitors 20.53% 8.75% 0.93%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Opus Bank and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Opus Bank 0 3 1 0 2.25
Opus Bank Competitors 349 2806 2290 65 2.38

Opus Bank currently has a consensus target price of $27.33, indicating a potential upside of 4.93%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 1.92%. Given Opus Bank’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Opus Bank is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Opus Bank and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Opus Bank $194.77 million N/A 38.31
Opus Bank Competitors N/A N/A 21.58

Opus Bank is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Opus Bank peers beat Opus Bank on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Opus Bank Company Profile

Opus Bank is a commercial bank. The Company provides banking products, services and solutions to its clients through its Retail Bank, Commercial Bank, Merchant Bank, and Correspondent Bank. The Company’s Commercial Bank consists Commercial Banking, Business Banking, Healthcare Banking, Technology Banking, Fiduciary Banking, Institutional Syndications and Commercial Real Estate Banking (CREB), which includes Income Property Banking, its Structured Finance Group and Capital Markets Group. Through its Merchant Bank, the Company offers transaction support, and debt and equity capital to entrepreneurs, small and mid-sized business and middle-market companies. Through its Retail Bank, the Company provides banking solutions for small and mid-sized companies, entrepreneurs, real estate investors, professional and high net worth individuals. Through its Correspondent Bank, the Company offers loan and depository services to other financial institutions.

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