Riverview Bancorp (NASDAQ: RVSB) is one of 342 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Riverview Bancorp to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Riverview Bancorp 18.90% 8.73% 0.90%
Riverview Bancorp Competitors 18.89% 8.83% 0.94%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Riverview Bancorp and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Riverview Bancorp $45.64 million $7.40 million 20.00
Riverview Bancorp Competitors $5.45 billion $813.35 million 37.79

Riverview Bancorp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Riverview Bancorp. Riverview 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.

Dividends

Riverview Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Riverview Bancorp pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 34.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

Riverview Bancorp has a beta of 0.51, suggesting that its share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Riverview Bancorp’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, suggesting that their average share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Riverview Bancorp and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Riverview Bancorp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Riverview Bancorp Competitors 2101 8305 8392 324 2.36

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.39%. Given Riverview Bancorp’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Riverview Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.9% of Riverview Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 7.4% of Riverview Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Riverview Bancorp rivals beat Riverview Bancorp on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Riverview Bancorp

Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (Riverview) is a savings and loan holding company of Riverview Community Bank (the Bank). The Company operates through two segments, which include banking operations performed by the Bank and trust and investment services performed by Riverview Asset Management Corp. (RAMCorp). The Company is engaged in the business of attracting deposits from the general public and using such funds in its primary market area to originate commercial business, commercial real estate, multi-family real estate, land, real estate construction, residential real estate and other consumer loans. Additionally, RAMCorp offers trust and investment services. Riverview Mortgage, a mortgage broker division of the Bank, originates mortgage loans for various mortgage companies in the Vancouver/Portland metropolitan areas, as well as for the Bank. The Bank’s Business and Professional Banking Division offers commercial and business banking services. It operates from over 20 branch offices.

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