Reviewing Fox Chase Bancorp (FXCB) & Its Competitors
Fox Chase Bancorp (NASDAQ: FXCB) is one of 201 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Fox Chase Bancorp to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Fox Chase Bancorp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Fox Chase Bancorp||24.42%||5.09%||0.80%|
|Fox Chase Bancorp Competitors||20.38%||8.67%||0.92%|
This table compares Fox Chase Bancorp and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Fox Chase Bancorp||N/A||N/A||23.93|
|Fox Chase Bancorp Competitors||$338.81 million||$71.86 million||21.93|
Fox Chase Bancorp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Fox Chase Bancorp. Fox Chase Bancorp is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
46.9% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.8% 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 will outperform the market over the long term.
Fox Chase Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Fox Chase Bancorp pays out 65.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 35.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Fox Chase Bancorp and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Fox Chase Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Fox Chase Bancorp Competitors||506||3087||2473||87||2.35|
As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 2.77%. Given Fox Chase Bancorp’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fox Chase Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Fox Chase Bancorp competitors beat Fox Chase Bancorp on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
Fox Chase Bancorp Company Profile
Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of Fox Chase Bank (the Bank). The Bank’s business activities consist of the ownership of common stock of the Bank and making over two loans to the Fox Chase Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan (the ESOP). The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering financial services to businesses and consumers in its market areas. The Bank’s loan portfolio consists of multi-family and commercial real estate loans, one- to four-family residential real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, construction loans and consumer loans. It offers fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgage loans secured by multi-family and commercial real estate to individuals and small businesses. The Bank also maintains an investment portfolio. It maintains approximately two offices in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, over one office in each of Philadelphia and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania, and over three offices in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
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