PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH (OTCMKTS:PBAM) and Woori Financial Group (NYSE:WF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.0% of PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.3% of Woori Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH and Woori Financial Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH $52.99 million 1.35 -$430,000.00 N/A N/A
Woori Financial Group $9.18 billion 0.57 $1.62 billion $6.96 3.12

Woori Financial Group has higher revenue and earnings than PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH and Woori Financial Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH 0 0 1 0 3.00
Woori Financial Group 0 2 1 0 2.33

PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH currently has a consensus price target of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 86.77%. Given PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH is more favorable than Woori Financial Group.


This table compares PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH and Woori Financial Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Woori Financial Group 11.76% 5.45% 0.37%


Woori Financial Group beats PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH Company Profile

Private Bancorp of America, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for San Diego Private Bank that provides banking products and services to individuals and businesses in California. The company's personal banking services include personal checking, personal savings, and retirement accounts; additional services, such as direct deposits, online banking, ATMs/debit cards, credit cards, savings/line of credit overdraft protection, and safe deposit boxes; and certificate of deposit account registry services. Its business banking services consist of business checking and business savings accounts; and business services comprising treasury management, merchant card, remote deposit capture, and business credit cards. The company also offers commercial real estate, small business administration, and equipment loans, as well as revolving lines of credit and letters of credit. In addition, it provides commercial loans through various portfolio and government guaranteed programs. The company operates offices in La Jolla, Diego, Coronado, Newport Beach, Beverly Hills, and San Marcos. Private Bancorp of America, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

Woori Financial Group Company Profile

Woori Financial Group Inc. provides commercial banking products and services to retail and individual customers, and corporations. The company offers salary, fixed deposit, savings, and ordinary and business deposit products; and professional, deposit mortgage, apartment, and mortgage loans, as well as corporate operating, facility, and policy loans. It also provides inquiry and retirement pension, bulk and automatic transfer, cash management, and foreign direct investment services. In addition, the company offers foreign currency, specialized remittance, expat banking, foreign exchange inquiry, exchange limit information, foreign currency remittance information, and foreign currency deposit information services; and other products and services, including insurance, fund, and custody services, as well as banking management services. Further, it provides system software development and maintenance, finance, other credit finance, credit information, security investment, and other services. As of June 30, 2018, the company operated approximately 880 branches and offices in Korea, and 23 branches and offices internationally. Woori Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Receive News & Ratings for PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for PVT BANCORP OF/SH SH and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.