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American River Bankshares

Executive Summary

American River Bankshares operates as the holding company for American River Bank that provides commercial banking products and services in the United States.


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Share Price & News

How has American River Bankshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AMRB has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

AMRB

-1.3%

US Banks

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-16.3%

AMRB

-28.3%

US Banks

6.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: AMRB exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -29.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AMRB underperformed the US Market which returned 6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AMRBIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%-1.3%2.3%
30 Day-4.1%-19.6%-0.7%
90 Day10.3%-7.6%17.1%
1 Year-14.4%-16.3%-25.8%-28.3%9.0%6.7%
3 Year-24.5%-28.1%-18.2%-24.8%36.7%27.8%
5 Year13.7%7.6%4.5%-8.1%65.2%46.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is American River Bankshares's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is American River Bankshares undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.8%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AMRB ($10.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($12.32)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AMRB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AMRB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.3x).

PE vs Market: AMRB is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US market (16.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AMRB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is American River Bankshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

-6.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: AMRB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AMRB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AMRB's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.3% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AMRB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has American River Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?

-1.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AMRB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AMRB's current net profit margins (23.5%) are higher than last year (20.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AMRB's earnings have declined by -1.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AMRB's earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: AMRB earnings growth over the past year (23.3%) exceeded the Banks industry 1.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: AMRB's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is American River Bankshares's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: AMRB's Assets to Equity ratio (8.2x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: AMRB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (18308%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 96% of AMRB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: AMRB has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (54%).

Low Risk Deposits: AMRB's Loans to Deposits ratio (64%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: AMRB has an appropriate level of bad loans (0%).


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Dividend

What is American River Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.73%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AMRB's dividend (2.73%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).

High Dividend: AMRB's dividend (2.73%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, AMRB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AMRB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.3%), AMRB's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

9.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dave Ritchie (62yo)

2.67yrs

Tenure

US$527,320

Compensation

Mr. David E. Ritchie, Jr. also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at American River Bankshares and American River Bank since November 2017. Mr. Ritchie has more than 31 years ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD527.32K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD609.39K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Ritchie
President2.67yrsUS$527.32k0.52% $312.2k
Mitchell Derenzo
Executive VP & CFO25.5yrsUS$424.34k1.15% $692.2k
Kevin Bender
Executive VP & COO10.83yrsUS$417.63k0.39% $232.8k
Daniel McGregor
Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer2.17yrsUS$320.68k0.099% $59.6k
Kimberly Box
Independent Director & Corporate Secretary8yrsUS$57.31k0.40% $239.6k
Diana Walery
VP & Director of Communications15.58yrsno datano data
Erica Dias
Vice President of Marketing & Community Engagementno datano datano data
Marie Crayne
Senior VP & Credit Administrator8.5yrsno datano data
Erica Fernandez
SVP & Commercial Banking Mngrno datano datano data

9.7yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: AMRB's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David Ritchie
President2.67yrsUS$527.32k0.52% $312.2k
Kimberly Box
Independent Director & Corporate Secretary8yrsUS$57.31k0.40% $239.6k
Charles Fite
Independent Chairman of the Board19.5yrsUS$79.31k3.04% $1.8m
Stephen Waks
Director Emeritus0.50yrUS$57.46kno data
Philip Wright
Independent Director11.33yrsUS$54.06k1.57% $945.5k
William Robotham
Independent Vice Chairman of the Board6.5yrsUS$54.16k1.98% $1.2m
Jeffery Owensby
Independent Director3.58yrsUS$51.66k0.21% $128.3k
Nicolas Anderson
Independent Director2.33yrsUS$49.45k0.091% $54.7k
Julie Raney
Independent Director0.83yrUS$8.28k0.015% $9.0k

3.6yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AMRB's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AMRB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

American River Bankshares's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: American River Bankshares
  • Ticker: AMRB
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$60.105m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.86m
  • Website: https://www.americanriverbank.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • American River Bankshares
  • 3100 Zinfandel Drive
  • Suite 450
  • Rancho Cordova
  • California
  • 95670
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
AMRBNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDSep 1990

Biography

American River Bankshares operates as the holding company for American River Bank that provides commercial banking products and services in the United States. The company accepts checking and savings deposits; and offers money market deposit accounts and certificates of deposit. It also provides commercial, commercial real estate, multi-family real estate, commercial and residential real estate construction, residential real estate, agriculture, consumer, and other installment and term loans, as well as other customary banking services. In addition, the company conducts lease financing for various types of business equipment ranging from computer software to heavy earth-moving equipment. It operates four full-service banking offices in Sacramento County, one full-service banking office in Placer County, two full-service banking offices in Sonoma County, and three full-service banking offices in Amador County. The company serves small and mid-sized businesses, and individuals. The company was formerly known as American River Holdings and changed its name to American River Bankshares in 2004. American River Bankshares was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Rancho Cordova, California. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/09 00:05
End of Day Share Price2020/07/08 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.