BBX Capital (OTCMKTS:BBXTB) and Logansport Financial (OTCMKTS:LOGN) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares BBX Capital and Logansport Financial’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BBX Capital||$961.79 million||0.45||$35.10 million||N/A||N/A|
|Logansport Financial||$7.86 million||3.10||$1.99 million||N/A||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
BBX Capital has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Logansport Financial has a beta of 0.17, suggesting that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500.
BBX Capital pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Logansport Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%.
This table compares BBX Capital and Logansport Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for BBX Capital and Logansport Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
BBX Capital beats Logansport Financial on 6 of the 8 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.
Logansport Financial Company Profile
Logansport Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Logansport Savings Bank, FSB that provides a range of banking and financial services to individual and corporate customers primarily in the Cass County, Indiana. Its personal banking products and services include checking accounts, rite accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, health savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts; mortgage loans, loans for single family and multi-family dwellings, home improvement loans, construction loans, commercial buildings loans, farm loans, consumer loans, education loans, and car loans; and Internet and mobile banking services. The company also provides business and commercial checking accounts, commercial savings accounts/certificates of deposit, commercial sweep accounts, ACH debit/credit capabilities, electric federal tax payment systems, remote banking and merchant card services, wires, coin services, night deposit bags, money market accounts and certificates, remote deposit banking, and e-statements; and business Internet banking services. In addition, it offers revolving or seasonal lines of credit, term loans for equipment, commercial real estate mortgages for expansion or acquisition, equipment leasing, commercial letters of credit, and guaranteed loans, as well as agricultural loans. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in Logansport, Indiana.
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