Atlantic Capital Bancshares (NASDAQ: ACBI) is one of 331 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Atlantic Capital Bancshares to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Atlantic Capital Bancshares and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atlantic Capital Bancshares 12.34% 4.44% 0.50%
Atlantic Capital Bancshares Competitors 18.83% 8.83% 0.94%

Volatility & Risk

Atlantic Capital Bancshares has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atlantic Capital Bancshares’ rivals have a beta of 0.79, meaning that their average share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Atlantic Capital Bancshares and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Atlantic Capital Bancshares $106.55 $13.39 30.65
Atlantic Capital Bancshares Competitors $5,447.12 $813.35 19.12

Atlantic Capital Bancshares’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Atlantic Capital Bancshares. Atlantic Capital Bancshares is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Atlantic Capital Bancshares and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atlantic Capital Bancshares 0 3 1 0 2.25
Atlantic Capital Bancshares Competitors 2098 8279 8377 324 2.36

Atlantic Capital Bancshares currently has a consensus target price of $21.50, suggesting a potential upside of 29.91%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential upside of 8.99%. Given Atlantic Capital Bancshares’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Atlantic Capital Bancshares is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

78.4% of Atlantic Capital Bancshares shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Atlantic Capital Bancshares shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Atlantic Capital Bancshares rivals beat Atlantic Capital Bancshares on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Atlantic Capital Bancshares Company Profile

Atlantic Capital Bancshares, Inc. is the bank holding company for Atlantic Capital Bank (the Bank). The Bank operates as a commercial bank. The Bank provides an array of credit, treasury management and deposit products and services to growth businesses, middle market corporations, commercial real estate developers and investors, and private clients. Its wealth management division offers financial planning, trust administration, investment management, brokerage and estate planning services. It also provides selected capital markets, mortgage banking, and electronic banking services to its corporate, business and individual clients. Its private banking credit products include loans to individuals for personal and investment purposes, such as secured installment and term loans, and home equity lines of credit. Its specialty corporate financial services include payments industry banking, financial institutions banking, capital markets services and specialty commercial lending.

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