Head to Head Comparison: CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH (CPKF) & Its Peers

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH 0 0 0 0 N/A
CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH Competitors 1273 5434 4986 256 2.35

As a group, “National commercial banks” companies have a potential upside of 15.12%. Given CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

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 21.83% 11.02% 1.15%

Volatility and Risk

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

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH $57.22 million $8.94 million 14.12
CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH Competitors $7.37 billion $1.29 billion 15.21

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.

Dividends

CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. 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 2.6% and pay out 40.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

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, 10.1% of shares of all “National commercial banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

CHESAPEAKE Finl/SH Company Profile

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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