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Executive Summary

Elmira Savings Bank provides financial services to consumers and businesses. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Elmira Savings Bank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ESBK is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ESBK's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Mortgage


US Market

1 Year Return




US Mortgage


US Market

Return vs Industry: ESBK underperformed the US Mortgage industry which returned 48.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ESBK matched the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.1%0.9%-0.5%
30 Day0.007%-4.6%0.3%
90 Day7.0%-12.5%3.1%
1 Year43.2%36.6%53.0%48.6%38.0%35.9%
3 Year-18.7%-30.4%24.8%15.3%62.9%52.7%
5 Year-0.7%-22.2%64.3%39.8%121.7%97.3%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Elmira Savings Bank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Elmira Savings Bank 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: ESBK ($14.3) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($13.61)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ESBK is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (12x).

PE vs Market: ESBK is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.4x) compared to the US market (18x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ESBK's PB Ratio (1x) is in line with the US Mortgage industry average.

Future Growth

How is Elmira Savings Bank 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 Elmira Savings Bank 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.

Past Performance

How has Elmira Savings Bank performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ESBK has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ESBK's current net profit margins (20.4%) are higher than last year (17.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ESBK's earnings have grown by 3.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ESBK's earnings growth over the past year (28.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ESBK earnings growth over the past year (28.4%) underperformed the Mortgage industry 39.5%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ESBK's Return on Equity (7.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Elmira Savings Bank'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: ESBK's Assets to Equity ratio (10.4x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: ESBK has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (113%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 94% of ESBK's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: ESBK has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (72%).

Low Risk Deposits: ESBK's Loans to Deposits ratio (84%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: ESBK has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.1%).


What is Elmira Savings Bank current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ESBK's dividend (4.2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).

High Dividend: ESBK's dividend (4.2%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.54%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.6%), ESBK'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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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Tom Carr (51 yo)





Mr. Thomas M. Carr, also known as Tom has served as Chief Executive Officer of Elmira Savings Bank (the “Bank”) since July 16, 2014 and as President of the Bank since April 23, 2013. Mr. Carr had served as...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD534.92K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD548.02K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ESBK's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ESBK's board of directors are considered experienced (9.5 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ESBK 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

Elmira Savings Bank's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Elmira Savings Bank
  • Ticker: ESBK
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1869
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$50.734m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.55m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Elmira Savings Bank
  • 333 East Water Street
  • Elmira
  • New York
  • 14901
  • United States



Elmira Savings Bank provides financial services to consumers and businesses. It offers savings and money market accounts, time deposits, retail and commercial checking accounts, and NOW accounts; certifica...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/31 22:50
End of Day Share Price2021/07/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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