Head-To-Head Comparison: First Interstate Bancsystem (FIBK) vs. Its Competitors

First Interstate Bancsystem (NASDAQ: FIBK) is one of 313 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare First Interstate Bancsystem to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.


First Interstate Bancsystem pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. First Interstate Bancsystem pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 36.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

45.2% of First Interstate Bancsystem shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 38.2% of First Interstate Bancsystem shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for First Interstate Bancsystem and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
First Interstate Bancsystem 0 1 3 0 2.75
First Interstate Bancsystem Competitors 2486 9028 8989 378 2.35

First Interstate Bancsystem presently has a consensus price target of $45.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.91%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 4.56%. Given First Interstate Bancsystem’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe First Interstate Bancsystem is more favorable than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares First Interstate Bancsystem and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
First Interstate Bancsystem $433.92 million $95.63 million 20.34
First Interstate Bancsystem Competitors $5.65 billion $755.73 million 402.51

First Interstate Bancsystem’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than First Interstate Bancsystem. First Interstate Bancsystem is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares First Interstate Bancsystem and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
First Interstate Bancsystem 19.90% 9.37% 1.07%
First Interstate Bancsystem Competitors 17.51% 8.40% 0.95%


First Interstate Bancsystem beats its rivals on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

About First Interstate Bancsystem

First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. is a financial and bank holding company. The Company, through its bank subsidiary First Interstate Bank (the Bank), delivers a range of banking products and services to individuals, businesses, municipalities and other entities. The Company also, through its subsidiary Bank of the Cascades, offers full-service community banking through 46 branches in Oregon, Idaho and Washington. The Company operates through community banking segment. Its community banking segment provides customers with commercial and consumer banking products and services in its market areas through community service activities. In addition to its primary emphasis on commercial and consumer banking services, the Company also offers trust, employee benefit, investment and insurance services through its bank subsidiary. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 80 banking offices, including detached drive-up facilities, in 46 communities located in Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota.

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