BBX Capital (OTCMKTS:BBXTB) and Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (NASDAQ:KFFB) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends and earnings.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
2.6% of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. 88.2% of BBX Capital shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.1% of Kentucky First Federal Bancorp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares BBX Capital and Kentucky First Federal Bancorp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Kentucky First Federal Bancorp||3.85%||0.71%||0.15%|
Risk & Volatility
BBX Capital has a beta of 1.47, indicating that its stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kentucky First Federal Bancorp has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its stock price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares BBX Capital and Kentucky First Federal Bancorp’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BBX Capital||$815.78 million||0.73||$82.19 million||N/A||N/A|
|Kentucky First Federal Bancorp||$12.58 million||5.29||$1.32 million||N/A||N/A|
BBX Capital has higher revenue and earnings than Kentucky First Federal Bancorp.
BBX Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Kentucky First Federal Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for BBX Capital and Kentucky First Federal Bancorp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Kentucky First Federal Bancorp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
BBX Capital beats Kentucky First Federal Bancorp on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
BBX Capital Company Profile
BBX Capital Corporation, formerly known as BFC Financial Corporation, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments and acquisitions of middle market companies. The firm also invests in mergers and acquisition, add-on acquisitions, divestiture, taking public companies private and private companies public, leveraged buyout, partnership, recapitalization, and restructuring. It typically does not invest in industries or companies whose ultimate returns are event driven. The firm seeks to invest across a broad range of industries ranging from service to manufacturing businesses. The firm prefers to acquire controlling interests in its portfolio companies and can also consider minority investments. BFC Financial Corporation was founded in 1980 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Kentucky First Federal Bancorp Company Profile
Kentucky First Federal Bancorp operates as the holding company for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hazard, and Frankfort First Bancorp, Inc. that provide various banking products and services in Kentucky. Its deposit products include passbook savings and certificate accounts, checking accounts, and individual retirement accounts. The company's loan portfolio comprises one-to four-family residential mortgage loans; construction loans; mortgage loans secured by multi-family property; nonresidential loans that are secured by commercial office buildings, churches, and properties used for other purposes; commercial non-mortgage loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, loans secured by savings deposits, automobile loans, and unsecured or personal loans. In addition, it invests in mortgage-backed securities; and provides insurance products and services. As of October 19, 2018, it operated through seven banking offices. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Hazard, Kentucky. Kentucky First Federal Bancorp is a subsidiary of First Federal Mutual Holding Company.
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