Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Entegra Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Entegra Bank that provides various retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States.

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Flawless balance sheet with proven track record.

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Share Price & News

How has Entegra Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Mortgage


US Market

1 Year Return




US Mortgage


US Market

Return vs Industry: ENFC exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned 18.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ENFC exceeded the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.03%-0.8%0.06%
30 Day0.3%-1.4%1.7%
90 Day0.4%-1.8%9.0%
1 Year44.7%44.7%8.0%5.5%21.8%19.3%
3 Year42.8%42.8%19.0%10.5%49.5%39.9%
5 Year104.8%104.8%58.9%41.3%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Entegra Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ENFC ($30.16) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($8.45)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ENFC is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ENFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the Mortgage industry average (14.2x).

PE vs Market: ENFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.2x) compared to the US market (18.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ENFC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ENFC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Entegra Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Entegra Financial has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has Entegra Financial performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ENFC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ENFC's current net profit margins (25.2%) are higher than last year (13%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ENFC's earnings have declined by -4.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ENFC's earnings growth over the past year (98.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-4.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ENFC earnings growth over the past year (98.6%) exceeded the Mortgage industry 23.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ENFC's Return on Equity (7.5%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Entegra Financial'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: ENFC has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: ENFC's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What is Entegra Financial's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ENFC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ENFC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ENFC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ENFC's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ENFC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

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


Average management tenure


Roger Plemens (63yo)





Mr. Roger D. Plemens has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Entegra Financial Corp. and Entegra Bank (formerly known as Macon Bank, Inc.) since 2004. Mr. Plemens has served in various capaci ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Roger's total compensation ($USD566.10K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.08M).

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

Leadership Team

Roger Plemens
President16yrsUS$566.10k0.46% $967.1k
David Bright
Executive VP6.3yrsUS$320.62k0.39% $818.5k
Ryan Scaggs
Executive VP & COO6.9yrsUS$331.49k0.36% $757.0k
Lola Hart
Chief Accounting Officer3.7yrsno datano data
Laura Clark
Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer6.9yrsno datano data
Bobby Sanders
Executive VP & Chief Credit Administration Officer6.9yrsno datano data
Delise Talley
Executive VP & Chief Retail Officer0.9yrsno datano data
Melanie Allen
Corporate Secretary0yrsno datano data
Timothy Strom
Director of Mortgage Lending3.7yrsno datano data
Charles Umberger
Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer0yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: ENFC's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Roger Plemens
President16yrsUS$566.10k0.46% $967.1k
Louis Buck
Independent Director8yrsUS$32.30k0.16% $329.3k
Craig Fowler
Independent Director3.5yrsUS$26.35k0.070% $145.4k
Beverly Mason
Independent Director13yrsUS$27.50k0.30% $636.4k
Adam Burrell
Independent Director10yrsUS$25.85k0.11% $225.1k
Ronald Beale
Vice Chairman of the Board4.7yrsUS$19.50k0.12% $243.1k
James Garner
Independent Director14yrsUS$37.45k0.19% $393.9k
Fred Jones
Chairman of the Board0yrsUS$35.63k0.19% $397.5k
R. Dunbar
Independent Director4.4yrsUS$27.50k0.040% $83.2k
Charles Edwards
Independent Director7yrsUS$24.00k0.12% $243.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: ENFC's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ENFC insiders have only sold shares 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

Entegra Financial Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Entegra Financial Corp.
  • Ticker: ENFC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1922
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$208.934m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.93m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Entegra Financial Corp.
  • 14 One Center Court
  • Franklin
  • North Carolina
  • 28734
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
ENFCNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2014


Entegra Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Entegra Bank that provides various retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States. The company offers deposit accounts, including savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, commercial and regular checking accounts, and individual retirement accounts. It also provides commercial real estate loans, one-to-four family residential mortgage loans, home equity loans and lines of credits, and commercial loans, as well as one-to four-family residential construction, other construction and land, and consumer loans. In addition, the company invests in securities; provides wealth management services through a third party; and originates loans for sale in the secondary markets. As of December 31, 2018, it operated a network of 18 branches and 2 loan production offices in the Western North Carolina counties of Buncombe, Cherokee, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Polk, and Transylvania; the Upstate South Carolina counties of Anderson, Greenville, Pickens, and Spartanburg; and the northern Georgia counties of Gwinnett, Hall, and Pickens. The company also facilitates the issuance of trust preferred securities. It serves individuals and small- to mid-sized businesses. The company was formerly known as Macon Financial Corp. and changed its name to Entegra Financial Corp. in 2014. Entegra Financial Corp. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Franklin, North Carolina. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/01/02 00:24
End of Day Share Price2019/12/31 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.