Posted by admin on Apr 13th, 2022
First Seacoast Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSEA – Get Rating) is one of 118 public companies in the “Federal savings institutions” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare First Seacoast Bancorp to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for First Seacoast Bancorp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|First Seacoast Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|First Seacoast Bancorp Competitors||418||1803||1459||95||2.33|
As a group, “Federal savings institutions” companies have a potential upside of 20.39%. Given First Seacoast Bancorp’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe First Seacoast Bancorp has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares First Seacoast Bancorp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|First Seacoast Bancorp||14.77%||4.38%||0.54%|
|First Seacoast Bancorp Competitors||20.63%||8.55%||0.97%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
5.4% of First Seacoast Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.4% of shares of all “Federal savings institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of First Seacoast Bancorp shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of shares of all “Federal savings institutions” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares First Seacoast Bancorp and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|First Seacoast Bancorp||$17.74 million||$2.62 million||23.36|
|First Seacoast Bancorp Competitors||$813.99 million||$225.44 million||6.95|
First Seacoast Bancorp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than First Seacoast Bancorp. First Seacoast Bancorp is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
First Seacoast Bancorp has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First Seacoast Bancorp’s peers have a beta of 0.58, suggesting that their average share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.
First Seacoast Bancorp peers beat First Seacoast Bancorp on 8 of the 10 factors compared.
About First Seacoast Bancorp (Get Rating)
First Seacoast Bancorp operates as a holding company for First Seacoast Bank that provides various banking products and services for individuals and businesses. The company offers interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market accounts; and certificates of deposit. It also provides various lending products comprising one- to four-family residential real estate loans; commercial real estate and multi-family loans; acquisition, development, and land loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity loans and lines of credit; and consumer loans. In addition, the company offers wealth management services, such as retirement planning, portfolio management, investment and insurance strategies, business retirement plans, and college planning services. It operates through its wealth management office located in Dover, New Hampshire; and four full-service banking offices in Strafford County, New Hampshire; and one full-service banking office in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. The company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire. First Seacoast Bancorp is a subsidiary of First Seacoast Bancorp, MHC.
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