Bank Of Kentucky Financial (NASDAQ: BKYF) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Retail & Mortgage Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Bank Of Kentucky Financial to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Volatility and Risk

Bank Of Kentucky Financial has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s competitors have a beta of 0.83, meaning that their average share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bank Of Kentucky Financial N/A N/A 22.17
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors $423.03 million $4.09 million 251.48

Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Bank Of Kentucky Financial. Bank Of Kentucky Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank Of Kentucky Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors 112 469 520 14 2.39

As a group, “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies have a potential upside of 22.32%. Given Bank Of Kentucky Financial’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bank Of Kentucky Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Bank Of Kentucky Financial and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank Of Kentucky Financial 21.85% 8.12% 0.86%
Bank Of Kentucky Financial Competitors 17.37% -29.95% 1.05%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.0% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.5% of shares of all “Retail & Mortgage Banks” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Bank Of Kentucky Financial competitors beat Bank Of Kentucky Financial on 6 of the 8 factors compared.

About Bank Of Kentucky Financial

The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary The Bank of Kentucky, Inc. (the Bank), is engaged in the banking business. The Bank provides financial services and other financial solutions through 32 offices located in northern Kentucky. The principal products produced and services rendered by the Bank include commercial banking, consumer banking and trust services. The Bank provides a range of commercial banking services to corporations and other business clients that include loans and deposit services, including checking, lockbox services and other treasury management services. The Bank provides banking services to consumers, including checking, savings and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposits and individual retirement accounts. It also offers specialized services in the areas of fiduciary services and wealth management.

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