CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH (CPKF) versus Its Competitors Head to Head Survey

CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH (OTCMKTS: CPKF) is one of 139 publicly-traded companies in the “National commercial banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH $57.22 million $8.94 million 13.82
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors $7.37 billion $1.29 billion 15.23

CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH. CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.9% of CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.0% of shares of all “National commercial banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 39.5% of CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of shares of all “National commercial banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH 17.52% 12.25% 1.34%
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors 22.10% 10.93% 1.15%


CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “National commercial banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.7% and pay out 41.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH has a beta of 0.33, meaning that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers have a beta of 0.79, meaning that their average stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH Competitors 1291 5501 5035 258 2.35

As a group, “National commercial banks” companies have a potential upside of 15.40%. Given CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH peers beat CHESAPEAKE FINL/SH on 8 of the 12 factors compared.


Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Chesapeake Bank that provides various banking products and services for corporate and individual clients in Virginia. The company offers interest and noninterest checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also provides mortgage loans, single-family residential and residential construction loans, lines of credit, and consumer loans; and commercial loans, including owner-occupied commercial development, retail, builders/contractors, medical, service and professional, hospitality, nonprofits, marine industry, and agricultural and seafood loans. In addition, the company offers merchant processing services, accounts receivable financing, wealth management and trust, and cash management services. It operates through 15 branches, including 4 in Northern Neck, 3 in Middle Peninsula, 5 in Williamsburg, and 3 in Richmond. Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. was founded in 1900 and is based in Kilmarnock, Virginia.

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