Bank Of Kentucky Financial (NASDAQ: BKYF) is one of 27 public companies in the “Retail & Mortgage Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Bank Of Kentucky Financial to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

52.0% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are held by 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.

Profitability

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank Of Kentucky Financial 21.85% 8.12% 0.86%
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors 17.37% -29.95% 1.05%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bank Of Kentucky Financial N/A N/A 22.17
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors $423.03 million $4.09 million 260.07

Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bank Of Kentucky Financial. Bank Of Kentucky Financial 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank Of Kentucky Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors 112 470 525 14 2.39

As a group, “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies have a potential upside of 21.56%. Given Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bank Of Kentucky Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Bank Of Kentucky Financial has a beta of 0.82, suggesting that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, suggesting that their average stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Bank Of Kentucky Financial rivals beat Bank Of Kentucky Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Bank Of Kentucky Financial

The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary The Bank of Kentucky, Inc. (the Bank), is engaged in the banking business. The Bank provides financial services and other financial solutions through 32 offices located in northern Kentucky. The principal products produced and services rendered by the Bank include commercial banking, consumer banking and trust services. The Bank provides a range of commercial banking services to corporations and other business clients that include loans and deposit services, including checking, lockbox services and other treasury management services. The Bank provides banking services to consumers, including checking, savings and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposits and individual retirement accounts. It also offers specialized services in the areas of fiduciary services and wealth management.

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