Critical Survey: Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) versus PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH (PBNK)

Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) and PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH (OTCMKTS:PBNK) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Blue Hills Bancorp and PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Blue Hills Bancorp 0 1 1 0 2.50
PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH 0 0 0 0 N/A

Blue Hills Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $24.84, suggesting a potential upside of 6.29%. Given Blue Hills Bancorp’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Blue Hills Bancorp is more favorable than PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH.

Dividends

Blue Hills Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH does not pay a dividend. Blue Hills Bancorp pays out 142.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Blue Hills Bancorp has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Blue Hills Bancorp has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its share price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH has a beta of 0.26, suggesting that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Blue Hills Bancorp and PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Blue Hills Bancorp $101.86 million 6.16 $16.48 million $0.56 41.73
PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH $17.86 million 3.46 $2.96 million N/A N/A

Blue Hills Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH.

Profitability

This table compares Blue Hills Bancorp and PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Blue Hills Bancorp 17.82% 5.72% 0.84%
PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH 21.76% 13.48% 1.31%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

53.1% of Blue Hills Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.5% of PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Blue Hills Bancorp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Blue Hills Bancorp beats PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Blue Hills Bancorp Company Profile

Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Blue Hills Bank that provides financial services to individuals, families, small to mid-size businesses, government, and non-profit organizations in Massachusetts. The company accepts passbook and statement savings, money market, commercial and regular checking, as well as certificates of deposit and IRAs. It also offers 1-4 family residential mortgage, commercial real estate, commercial business, construction, and consumer loans, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit; and investment securities. At December 31, 2017, the company operated through a network of 11 full-service branch offices located in Boston, Dedham, Hyde Park, Milton, Nantucket, Norwood, West Roxbury, and Westwood, Massachusetts. Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts.

PINNACLE Bk GIL/SH SH Company Profile

There is no company description available for Pinnacle Bank.

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