Contrasting Shore Community Bank (OTCMKTS:SHRC) and Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS)
Shore Community Bank (OTCMKTS: SHRC – Get a rating) and Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ: NCBS – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Shore Community Bank and Nicolet Bankshares, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Shore Community Bank||0||0||0||0||N / A|
|Shares Bank Nicolet||0||0||4||0||3.00|
Nicolet Bankshares has a consensus price target of $96.00, indicating a potential upside of 23.06%. Given Nicolet Bankshares’ possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Nicolet Bankshares is more favorable than Shore Community Bank.
Benefits and evaluation
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Shore Community Bank and Nicolet Bankshares.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Shore Community Bank||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Shares Bank Nicolet||$238.92 million||4.37||$60.65 million||$5.45||2:31 p.m.|
Nicolet Bankshares has higher revenues and profits than Shore Community Bank.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
37.6% of Nicolet Bankshares shares are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of Nicolet Bankshares shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Shore Community Bank and Nicolet Bankshares.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Shore Community Bank||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Shares Bank Nicolet||25.73%||10.09%||1.17%|
Nicolet Bankshares beats Shore Community Bank on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Shore Community Bank (Get a rating)
Shore Community Bank, a state chartered bank, provides business and personal banking products and services in Ocean County, New Jersey. The Company’s deposit products include checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, money market accounts, Visa/Mastercard merchant deposit accounts and payroll/ direct deposit. Its loan portfolio includes personal, home equity, term and demand loans; Lines of credit; letter of credit; commercial mortgages; and construction loans. The company also offers direct deposit and electronic transfer, wire transfer, ACH origination, overnight deposit, tenant rent guarantee, signature guarantee, remote deposit, notary and management. automation of assets; safe deposit boxes, escrow accounts and debit cards, as well as online and telephone banking. As of April 28, 2016, it operated five banking offices located in Toms River, Jackson and Manahawkin, New Jersey. Shore Community Bank was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Toms River, New Jersey.
About Nicolet Bankshares (Get a rating)
Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Nicolet National Bank which provides corporate and personal banking products and services. The company accepts checking, savings and money market accounts; various certificates of deposit; and individual retirement accounts. It also offers commercial loans, including commercial, industrial and commercial loans and lines of credit; commercial real estate loans; agricultural production (AG) and real estate loans AG; commercial real estate investment property loans; construction and land development loans; residential real estate loans, such as first and junior residential mortgages, home equity loans, lines of credit and home construction loans; and consumer loans. In addition, the Company provides cash management, international banking, personal brokerage, safe deposit boxes, trust and fiduciary services, as well as wealth management and pension plan services. Additionally, it offers mortgage refinancing; online services, such as commercial, retail and trust online banking; automated bill payment, mobile banking deposits and account access, and remote deposit capture services; and other services consisting of wire transfers, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid gift cards, direct deposits and official bank checks, and crop insurance products. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 52 branches in Wisconsin and Michigan. The company was formerly known as Green Bay Financial Corporation and changed its name to Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. in March 2002. Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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