NasdaqGS:CHCO

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Executive Summary

City Holding Company operates as a holding company for City National Bank of West Virginia that provides various banking, trust and investment management, and other financial solutions in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.


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Share Price & News

How has City Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

CHCO

-0.9%

US Banks

-1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-24.3%

CHCO

-30.2%

US Banks

15.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CHCO exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -28.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHCO underperformed the US Market which returned 15.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CHCOIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%-0.9%-1.1%
30 Day4.5%5.1%2.9%
90 Day-5.1%-1.0%5.7%
1 Year-21.7%-24.3%-27.6%-30.2%17.6%15.0%
3 Year-5.3%-13.4%-19.5%-26.2%38.9%29.7%
5 Year44.9%24.4%14.3%0.2%78.4%58.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is City Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

34.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CHCO ($60.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($92.04)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CHCO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.9x) compared to the US Banks industry average (10.2x).

PE vs Market: CHCO is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.9x) compared to the US market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CHCO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

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

-12.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.9% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CHCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.9% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: CHCO's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CHCO's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CHCO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.3%).


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Past Performance

How has City Holding performed over the past 5 years?

14.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHCO has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHCO's current net profit margins (38.9%) are higher than last year (34.2%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHCO's earnings have grown by 14% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CHCO's earnings growth over the past year (15.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (14% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CHCO earnings growth over the past year (15.8%) exceeded the Banks industry -4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHCO's Return on Equity (13%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is City Holding'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: CHCO's Assets to Equity ratio (8x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: CHCO has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (183%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 92% of CHCO's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: CHCO has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (66%).

Low Risk Deposits: CHCO's Loans to Deposits ratio (82%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: CHCO has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.4%).


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Dividend

What is City Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.77%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CHCO's dividend (3.77%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).

High Dividend: CHCO's dividend (3.77%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.63%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.2%), CHCO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: CHCO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.3% payout ratio).


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Management

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

15.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Skip Hageboeck (58 yo)

15.67yrs

Tenure

US$1,552,602

Compensation

Mr. Charles R. Hageboeck, also known as Skip, Ph.D has served as a Director of City Holding Company since 2005. He has been Chief Executive Officer and President of City Holding Company and City National B ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Skip's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.92M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Hageboeck
President15.67yrsUS$1.55m0.40%
$ 3.9m
David Bumgarner
Executive VP & CFO15.67yrsUS$509.17k0.072%
$ 697.8k
Jeffrey Legge
Executive VP15.67yrsUS$489.88k0.085%
$ 833.4k
Craig Stilwell
Executive VP of Retail Banking15.67yrsUS$864.14k0.10%
$ 999.5k
John DeRito
Executive VP of Commercial Banking16.33yrsUS$600.26k0.12%
$ 1.1m
Victoria Evans-Faw
Senior VP & Corporate Secretaryno datano datano data
Michael Quinlan
Senior Vice President of Branch Banking19.25yrsUS$279.13kno data

15.7yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CHCO's management team is seasoned and experienced (15.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Charles Hageboeck
President15.67yrsUS$1.55m0.40%
$ 3.9m
Robert Fisher
Independent Director26.75yrsUS$74.22k0.23%
$ 2.3m
Jay Goldman
Independent Director32.75yrsUS$73.97k0.16%
$ 1.6m
Tracy Hylton
Independent Director21.83yrsUS$104.01k0.40%
$ 3.9m
C. Kayser
Independent Chairman of the Board4.75yrsUS$87.97k0.15%
$ 1.4m
Charles Fairchilds
Independent Director7.75yrsUS$68.22k0.059%
$ 575.8k
Sharon Rowe
Independent Director19.75yrsUS$74.22k0.073%
$ 715.9k
William File
Independent Director19.75yrsUS$120.90k0.16%
$ 1.6m
James Rossi
Independent Director19.75yrsUS$77.22k0.11%
$ 1.1m
John Elliot
Independent Director13.75yrsUS$79.97k0.061%
$ 596.7k
J. Jones
Independent Director7.25yrsUS$68.97k0.028%
$ 275.6k
Diane Strong-Treister
Independent Director2.67yrsUS$68.22k0.011%
$ 105.2k

17.7yrs

Average Tenure

69.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CHCO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

City Holding Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: City Holding Company
  • Ticker: CHCO
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1957
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$975.444m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.85m
  • Website: https://www.bankatcity.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • City Holding Company
  • 25 Gatewater Road
  • Charleston
  • West Virginia
  • 25313
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHCONasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 1987

Biography

City Holding Company operates as a holding company for City National Bank of West Virginia that provides various banking, trust and investment management, and other financial solutions in the United States ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/28 00:10
End of Day Share Price2020/10/27 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
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.