Hingham Institution for Savings provides various financial products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record.
Share Price & News
How has Hingham Institution for Savings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HIFS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HIFS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HIFS exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned 54% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HIFS exceeded the US Market which returned 42.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hingham Institution for Savings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAnnouncing: Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) Stock Increased An Energizing 119% In The Last Five Years
2 months ago | Simply Wall StShareholders May Not Be So Generous With Hingham Institution for Savings' (NASDAQ:HIFS) CEO Compensation And Here's Why
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) Passed Our Checks, And It's About To Pay A US$0.49 Dividend
Is Hingham Institution for Savings 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: HIFS ($289.44) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($269.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HIFS is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HIFS is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (12.6x).
PE vs Market: HIFS is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US market (19.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HIFS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HIFS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).
How is Hingham Institution for Savings 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 Hingham Institution for Savings 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.
How has Hingham Institution for Savings performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HIFS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HIFS's current net profit margins (58.7%) are higher than last year (48.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HIFS's earnings have grown by 18.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HIFS's earnings growth over the past year (107.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: HIFS earnings growth over the past year (107.5%) exceeded the Mortgage industry 25.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: HIFS's Return on Equity (21.1%) is considered high.
How is Hingham Institution for Savings'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: HIFS's Assets to Equity ratio (9.2x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: HIFS has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (2870%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 90% of HIFS's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: HIFS has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (88%).
Low Risk Deposits: HIFS's Loans to Deposits ratio (110%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: HIFS has an appropriate level of bad loans (0%).
What is Hingham Institution for Savings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HIFS's dividend (0.92%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.3%).
High Dividend: HIFS's dividend (0.92%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HIFS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HIFS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (6.1%), HIFS's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Robert Gaughen (71 yo)
Mr. Robert H. Gaughen Jr., Esq. has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hingham Institution For Savings since April 29, 1993 and has been its Director since May 1991 and also served as its Pre...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD2.07M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: HIFS's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HIFS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 25.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: HIFS insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hingham Institution for Savings's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hingham Institution for Savings
- Ticker: HIFS
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1834
- Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$620.096m
- Shares outstanding: 2.14m
- Website: https://www.hinghamsavings.com
Number of Employees
- Hingham Institution for Savings
- 55 Main Street
- United States
Hingham Institution for Savings provides various financial products and services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It offers savings, checking, money market, demand deposit, and negotiabl...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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