Bank of Western New England (NASDAQ: WNEB – Get a rating) and Carver Bancorp (NASDAQ: CARV – Get a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings, and analyst recommendations.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Western New England Bancorp and Carver Bancorp.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|West New England Bancorp||25.65%||10.67%||0.95%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
52.9% of Western New England Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 27.5% of Carver Bancorp’s shares are held by institutional investors. 4.8% of Western New England Bancorp shares are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 1.4% of Carver Bancorp’s shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of the current ratings of Western New England Bancorp and Carver Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|West New England Bancorp||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Carver Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Volatility and risk
Western New England Bancorp has a beta of 0.36, meaning its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Carver Bancorp has a beta of 1.04, meaning its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Western New England Bancorp and Carver Bancorp.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|West New England Bancorp||$92.41 million||2.18||$23.70 million||$1.03||8.56|
|Carver Bancorp||$26.50 million||0.97||-3.90 million dollars||N / A||N / A|
Western New England Bancorp has higher revenues and profits than Carver Bancorp.
Western New England Bancorp beats Carver Bancorp on 9 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Western New England Bancorp Company Profile (Get a rating)
Western New England Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company of Westfield Bank which provides a range of commercial and retail banking products and services to individuals and businesses. The company accepts a variety of deposit accounts, including checking, commercial and municipal savings, money market and sweepstakes, individual retirement and other savings accounts; term deposits; certificates of deposit; and interest on lawyers’ trust accounts. It also offers residential and commercial real estate, commercial construction, working capital, equipment and term financing, home equity and consumer loans; commercial and industrial loans, such as revolving lines of credit. In addition, the Company offers automated teller machines (ATMs), telephone and online banking, remote deposit capture, cash management, overdraft and safe deposit facilities and overnight deposit. As of December 31, 2021, it operated through a network of 25 banking offices, 23 stand-alone ATMs and 35 seasonal or temporary ATMs located in Agawam, Chicopee, Feeding Hills, East Longmeadow, Holyoke, Huntington, Ludlow, South Hadley, Southwick, Springfield , Ware, West Springfield and Westfield, Massachusetts and Bloomfield, Enfield, Granby and West Hartford, Connecticut. The company was formerly known as Westfield Financial, Inc. and changed its name to Western New England Bancorp, Inc. in October 2016. Western New England Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Westfield , Massachusetts.
Carver Bancorp Company Profile (Get a rating)
Carver Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank which provides personal and business banking services for consumers, businesses, and governmental and quasi-governmental agencies primarily in New York City. It accepts various deposit products, including demand, savings and term deposits; passbook accounts and account statements and certificates of deposit; and individual retirement accounts. The Company also offers lending products, such as one to four family residential units, multi-family real estate and commercial real estate; and construction, business and small business administration, and consumer and other lending. In addition, it offers other personal and business banking products and services, including debit cards, online account opening and banking, online bill payment and telephone banking, as well as such as check cashing, bank transfer, bill payment, rechargeable prepaid card and cash. order services. The company operates through an administrative office, seven branches and four ATMs. Carver Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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