Parke Bancorp Inc. (PKBK)’s Financial Results Comparing With Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:PFIS)

Parke Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:PKBK) and Peoples Financial Services Corp. (NASDAQ:PFIS) have been rivals in the Regional – Northeast Banks for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Parke Bancorp Inc. 49.71M 4.40 24.38M 2.23 9.74
Peoples Financial Services Corp. 80.80M 4.19 24.92M 3.38 12.96

Table 1 highlights Parke Bancorp Inc. and Peoples Financial Services Corp.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Peoples Financial Services Corp. appears to has higher revenue and earnings than Parke Bancorp Inc. When business has lower P/E means it is more affordable than its counterpart presently. Parke Bancorp Inc. has been trading at a lower P/E ratio than Peoples Financial Services Corp., which means that it is at the moment the more affordable of the two companies.


Table 2 hightlights the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Parke Bancorp Inc. 49.04% 12% 1.3%
Peoples Financial Services Corp. 30.84% 7.4% 0.9%

Volatility and Risk

Parke Bancorp Inc.?s 0.43 beta indicates that its volatility is 57.00% less volatile than that of Standard & Poor’s 500. Peoples Financial Services Corp.?s 63.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 0.37 beta.


Parke Bancorp Inc. pays out $0.53 per share annually while its annual dividend yield is 2.64%. The dividend yield for Peoples Financial Services Corp. is 2.83% while its annual dividend payout is $1.31 per share.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 35.6% of Parke Bancorp Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors while 25.1% of Peoples Financial Services Corp. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned roughly 7.8% of Parke Bancorp Inc.’s shares. Competitively, Peoples Financial Services Corp. has 1.7% of it’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Parke Bancorp Inc. -1.89% 10.96% 14.04% -6.37% 16.25% 16.32%
Peoples Financial Services Corp. 0.25% 6.09% 2.29% -4.04% 6.55% -0.7%

For the past year Parke Bancorp Inc. has 16.32% stronger performance while Peoples Financial Services Corp. has -0.7% weaker performance.


On 9 of the 14 factors Peoples Financial Services Corp. beats Parke Bancorp Inc.

Parke Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Parke Bank that provides personal and business financial services to individuals and small to mid-sized businesses. The company offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio comprises residential and commercial real estate construction loans; working capital loans and lines of credit; demand, term, and time loans; equipment, inventory, and accounts receivable financing; and residential mortgage loans, home equity lines of credit, fixed rate second mortgages, new and used auto loans, and overdraft protection products. In addition, the company provides overnight depository, ACH, wire transfer services, and merchant capture electronic check processing services; and debit cards, Internet banking, and online bill payment services. It operates through full-service offices in Northfield, New Jersey; Washington Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Galloway Township, New Jersey. Parke Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Washington Township, New Jersey.

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