FCB Financial Holdings (FCB) and The Competition Critical Analysis

FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE: FCB) is one of 206 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare FCB Financial Holdings to similar companies based off the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

93.8% of FCB Financial Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.4% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.4% of FCB Financial Holdings shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares FCB Financial Holdings and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FCB Financial Holdings 33.95% 11.11% 1.24%
FCB Financial Holdings Competitors 19.77% 8.37% 0.88%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FCB Financial Holdings and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
FCB Financial Holdings $306.83 million N/A 15.07
FCB Financial Holdings Competitors N/A N/A 23.74

FCB Financial Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently the more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for FCB Financial Holdings and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FCB Financial Holdings 0 3 2 0 2.40
FCB Financial Holdings Competitors 837 3903 2823 114 2.29

FCB Financial Holdings presently has a consensus target price of $54.00, suggesting a potential upside of 25.29%. All “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 6.02%. Given FCB Financial Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe FCB Financial Holdings is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

FCB Financial Holdings has a beta of 1.31, indicating that its share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FCB Financial Holdings’ competitors have a beta of 0.73, indicating that their average share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

FCB Financial Holdings beats its competitors on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

FCB Financial Holdings Company Profile

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company with a national bank subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates in the Community Banking segment. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided a range of financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, some large businesses, and other local organizations and entities through 46 branches in south and central Florida. The Company targets retail customers and commercial customers engaged in various industries, including healthcare and professional services; retail and wholesale trade; tourism; agricultural services; manufacturing; distribution and distribution-related industries; technology; automotive; aviation; food products; building materials; residential housing, and commercial real estate. It also offers a suite of treasury management services.

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