Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Bridge Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the BNB Bank that provide commercial and consumer banking products and services to small businesses, and municipal and consumer relationships.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet, undervalued and pays a dividend.

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Share Price & News

How has Bridge Bancorp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BDGE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: BDGE underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -26.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BDGE underperformed the US Market which returned -12.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.6%6.0%7.2%
30 Day-24.1%-24.0%-12.6%
90 Day-37.7%-38.0%-19.4%
1 Year-28.5%-30.6%-24.1%-26.4%-8.5%-10.4%
3 Year-34.1%-39.6%-15.8%-21.9%15.8%8.3%
5 Year-7.1%-20.1%13.2%0.2%35.8%21.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bridge Bancorp's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Bridge Bancorp undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BDGE ($20.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42.34)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BDGE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BDGE is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.8x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.8x).

PE vs Market: BDGE is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.8x) compared to the US market (13x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BDGE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.1x)

Price to Book Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Bridge Bancorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BDGE's forecast earnings growth (1.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: BDGE's earnings (1.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BDGE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: BDGE's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BDGE's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BDGE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.5%).

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Past Performance

How has Bridge Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BDGE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BDGE's current net profit margins (31.3%) are higher than last year (26.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BDGE's earnings have grown by 18% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BDGE's earnings growth over the past year (31.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (18% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BDGE earnings growth over the past year (31.8%) exceeded the Banks industry 11%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BDGE's Return on Equity (10.4%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Bridge Bancorp'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

Inventory Level: BDGE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: BDGE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: BDGE's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: BDGE has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

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

Loan Level: BDGE has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: BDGE's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: BDGE has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.12%)

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What is Bridge Bancorp's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BDGE's dividend (4.78%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).

High Dividend: BDGE's dividend (4.78%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BDGE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BDGE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.9%), BDGE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BDGE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37.2% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Kevin O'Connor (56yo)





Mr. Kevin M. O’Connor joined the Bridge Bancorp Inc. in October 2007 as President and Chief Executive Officer Designee and Director. On January 1, 2008, he became President and CEO. He serves as Director o ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD1.46M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.17M).

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

Leadership Team

Kevin O'Connor
President12.17yrsUS$1.46m0.78% $3.2m
John McCaffery
Executive VP3.58yrsUS$689.93k0.12% $486.8k
Howard Nolan
Senior EVP3.67yrsUS$751.60k0.29% $1.2m
James Manseau
Executive VP & Chief Retail Banking Officer12yrsUS$599.79k0.20% $797.9k
Kevin Santacroce
Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer16.17yrsUS$626.78k0.15% $627.3k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: BDGE's management team is seasoned and experienced (12 years average tenure).

Board Members

Kevin O'Connor
President12.17yrsUS$1.46m0.78% $3.2m
Raymond Nielsen
Independent Director6.25yrsUS$107.60k0.11% $468.8k
Albert McCoy
Independent Director11.83yrsUS$102.80k0.81% $3.3m
Thomas Tobin
Independent Director31.17yrsUS$96.60k0.14% $577.5k
Marcia Hefter
Chairperson of the Board11.83yrsUS$136.80k0.58% $2.4m
Charles Massoud
Independent Director18.17yrsUS$110.60k0.15% $625.6k
Dennis Suskind
Vice Chairperson of the Board11.83yrsUS$104.80k0.41% $1.7m
Emanuel Arturi
Independent Director12.17yrsUS$116.60k0.25% $1.0m
Daniel Rubin
Independent Director4.67yrsUS$97.60k0.44% $1.8m
Rudolph Santoro
Independent Director10.67yrsUS$118.60k0.16% $633.7k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: BDGE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.9 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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

Bridge Bancorp, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
  • Ticker: BDGE
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$408.183m
  • Shares outstanding: 19.55m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
  • 2200 Montauk Highway
  • Bridgehampton
  • New York
  • 11932
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BDGENasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 1991


Bridge Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the BNB Bank that provide commercial and consumer banking products and services to small businesses, and municipal and consumer relationships. It accepts time, savings, and demand deposits. The company offers commercial real estate, multi-family mortgage, residential mortgage, secured and unsecured commercial and consumer, home equity, and construction and land loans; and mortgage-backed securities, collateralized mortgage obligations, and other asset backed securities. In addition, it offers certificate of deposit account registry service and insured cash sweep programs; merchant credit and debit card processing, cash management, lockbox processing, online banking, and remote deposit capture services; automated teller machines, safe deposit boxes, and individual retirement accounts; and investment products and services through a third party broker dealer, as well as title insurance brokerage services. As of February 19, 2019, the company operated 39 retail branch locations serving Long Island and the greater New York metropolitan area; and 1 loan production office in Manhattan. Bridge Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1910 and is based in Bridgehampton, New York. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 00:34
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 00:00
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.