Yadkin Financial Corp (NASDAQ: YAVY) is one of 210 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Yadkin Financial Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Yadkin Financial Corp and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yadkin Financial Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Yadkin Financial Corp Competitors 360 2855 2309 66 2.37

As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 8.20%. Given Yadkin Financial Corp’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Yadkin Financial Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Yadkin Financial Corp and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yadkin Financial Corp 18.40% 5.41% 0.75%
Yadkin Financial Corp Competitors 20.71% 8.73% 0.93%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

46.1% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Yadkin Financial Corp and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Yadkin Financial Corp N/A N/A 30.79
Yadkin Financial Corp Competitors $343.38 million $72.34 million 21.07

Yadkin Financial Corp’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Yadkin Financial Corp. Yadkin Financial Corp 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.

Volatility & Risk

Yadkin Financial Corp has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yadkin Financial Corp’s rivals have a beta of 0.75, meaning that their average stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Yadkin Financial Corp rivals beat Yadkin Financial Corp on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

About Yadkin Financial Corp

Yadkin Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its business operations through its subsidiary, Yadkin Bank, which is a chartered community bank that provides services in approximately 110 branches across North Carolina and South Carolina. Yadkin Bank provides banking, mortgage, investment and insurance services to businesses and consumers across the Carolinas. It operates through a segment, which is providing general commercial banking and financial services to individuals and businesses located in North Carolina and South Carolina, and to customers in various states through its Small Business Administration (SBA) lending program. It offers various loans, such as commercial and industrial (C&I) loans and government-guaranteed loans. The Company’s investment securities portfolio includes the United States Government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) obligations and securities guaranteed by the United States SBA. The Company’s primary source of funds is deposits.

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