Bradesco Bank (New York Stock Exchange: BBD – Get a rating) and Parke Bancorp (NASDAQ: PKBK – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, and analyst recommendations.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Banco Bradesco and Parke Bancorp.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Bradesco Bank||$22.16 billion||1.93||$4.07 billion||$0.39||10.16|
|Parke Bancorp||$90.87 million||3.12||$40.76 million||$3.42||6.96|
Banco Bradesco has higher revenue and profit than Parke Bancorp. Parke Bancorp trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Banco Bradesco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility and risk
Banco Bradesco has a beta of 0.92, indicating its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Parke Bancorp has a beta of 0.75, indicating its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Banco Bradesco and Parke Bancorp, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Parke Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Banco Bradesco currently has a consensus price target of $4.27, indicating a potential upside of 7.09%. Given Banco Bradesco’s likely higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Banco Bradesco is more favorable than Parke Bancorp.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Banco Bradesco and Parke Bancorp.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
Banco Bradesco pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Parke Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Banco Bradesco pays 10.2% of its profits as a dividend. Parke Bancorp pays 18.7% of its profits as a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings over the next few years.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
2.3% of Banco Bradesco shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 37.2% of Parke Bancorp’s shares are held by institutional investors. 18.2% of Parke Bancorp shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Parke Bancorp beats Banco Bradesco on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Banco Bradesco (Get a rating)
Banco Bradesco SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services to individuals, businesses and companies in Brazil and abroad. The Company operates through two segments, Banking and Insurance. It provides current, savings, click and salary accounts; real estate credit, car financing, salary credit, mortgage loan, microcredit, leasing, personal and installment credit; debit and business cards; financial and security services; consortium products; automobile, personal accident, dental, travel and life insurance; investment products; retirement products; real estate and vehicle auctions; cash management and foreign trade and foreign exchange services; capitalization bonds; and online banking. Banco Bradesco SA was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Osasco, Brazil.
About Parke Bancorp (Get a rating)
Parke Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Parke Bank which provides personal and commercial financial services to individuals and small and medium businesses. The Company offers various deposit products, including individual checking, savings, term, money market and retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio includes commercial and industrial loans, construction loans, commercial and residential real estate loans and consumer loans. Additionally, the company provides debit cards, internet banking and online bill payment services. It operates through 7 branches in Galloway Township, Northfield, Washington Township and Collingswood, New Jersey; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Parke Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Washington Township, New Jersey.
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