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
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
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 is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CHCO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CHCO underperformed the US Banks industry which returned 62.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CHCO underperformed the US Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is City Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO) Shares Recently?
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4 months ago | Simply Wall StDid You Participate In Any Of City Holding's (NASDAQ:CHCO) Respectable 91% Return?
Is City Holding 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: CHCO ($75.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($101.3)
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 (13.9x) compared to the US Banks industry average (10.7x).
PE vs Market: CHCO is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
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 (1.7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).
How is City Holding 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: CHCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CHCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CHCO's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CHCO's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHCO's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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 (10.8%).
How has City Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHCO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CHCO's current net profit margins (37.7%) are lower than last year (39.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHCO's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CHCO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CHCO had negative earnings growth (-8.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (36%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHCO's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.
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
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: CHCO's Assets to Equity ratio (8.5x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: CHCO has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (199%).
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 (59%).
Low Risk Deposits: CHCO's Loans to Deposits ratio (73%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: CHCO has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).
What is City Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CHCO's dividend (3.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: CHCO's dividend (3.07%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).
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 (43.5%), 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 well covered by earnings (48.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Skip Hageboeck (59 yo)
Mr. Charles R. Hageboeck, also known as Skip, Ph D., has been a Director of City Holding Company since 2005. He has been Chief Executive Officer and President of City Holding Company and City National Bank...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Skip's total compensation ($USD1.63M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Skip's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CHCO's management team is seasoned and experienced (16.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CHCO's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CHCO insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
City Holding Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: City Holding Company
- Ticker: CHCO
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1957
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.162b
- Shares outstanding: 15.38m
- Website: https://www.bankatcity.com
Number of Employees
- City Holding Company
- 25 Gatewater Road
- West Virginia
- United States
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
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