Level One Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Level One Bank that provides business and consumer financial services in Michigan.
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Level One Bancorp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LEVL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LEVL underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -19.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LEVL underperformed the US Market which returned 9.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Level One Bancorp's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StResults: Level One Bancorp, Inc. Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates
Is Level One Bancorp 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: LEVL ($17.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($23.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LEVL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LEVL is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.7x).
PE vs Market: LEVL is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the US market (16.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LEVL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LEVL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Level One Bancorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LEVL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-19% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LEVL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-19% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LEVL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LEVL's revenue (2.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LEVL'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: Insufficient data to determine if LEVL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Level One Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LEVL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LEVL's current net profit margins (24.2%) are lower than last year (25%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LEVL's earnings have grown by 10.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LEVL's earnings growth over the past year (12.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LEVL earnings growth over the past year (12.7%) exceeded the Banks industry 2.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LEVL's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.
How is Level One Bancorp'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: LEVL's Assets to Equity ratio (11x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: LEVL has a low allowance for bad loans (85%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 84% of LEVL's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: LEVL has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (75%).
Low Risk Deposits: LEVL's Loans to Deposits ratio (99%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: LEVL has an appropriate level of bad loans (1%).
What is Level One Bancorp's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LEVL's dividend (1.12%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).
High Dividend: LEVL's dividend (1.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.39%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, LEVL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LEVL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (7.8%), LEVL'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
Patrick Fehring (61yo)
Mr. Patrick J. Fehring, Jr., is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Level One Bank since 2007. Mr. Fehring has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2007 of Level O ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Patrick's total compensation ($USD705.21K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD589.00K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Patrick's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||10.83yrs||US$399.08k||0.30% $420.0k|
|Executive VP||13.42yrs||US$469.13k||0.32% $441.2k|
|Investor Relations Contact||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||2.42yrs||no data||0.070% $97.2k|
|Controller||no data||no data||0.089% $123.5k|
|Assistant Corporate Secretary||7.42yrs||no data||0.096% $133.4k|
|Assistant Corporate Secretary||13.42yrs||no data||0.12% $162.4k|
Experienced Management: LEVL's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.9 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$44.51k||8.44% $11.7m|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$40.51k||9.84% $13.6m|
|Independent Director||12.42yrs||US$41.51k||0.23% $320.5k|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$39.01k||0.081% $112.5k|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$42.01k||0.48% $667.9k|
|Independent Director||13.42yrs||US$40.01k||1.18% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||10.42yrs||US$39.01k||0.21% $295.0k|
|Independent Director||12.42yrs||US$41.51k||0.93% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||12.42yrs||US$37.01k||0.45% $628.9k|
Experienced Board: LEVL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LEVL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Level One Bancorp, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Level One Bancorp, Inc.
- Ticker: LEVL
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$138.382m
- Shares outstanding: 7.73m
- Website: https://www.levelonebank.com
Number of Employees
- Level One Bancorp, Inc.
- 32991 Hamilton Court
- Farmington Hills
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LEVL||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2018|
Level One Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Level One Bank that provides business and consumer financial services in Michigan. Its deposit products include checking accounts, NOW accounts, savings and other time deposits, certificates of deposit, and specialty deposit accounts. The company also provides lending products and related services comprising commercial real estate loans, including construction and land development loans; commercial and industrial loans consisting of lines of credit, term loans, and loans under the small business administration lending program; residential real estate loans; and consumer loans, including home equity loans automobile loans, and credit card services. In addition, it offers cash management services, treasury management services, and mobile banking services. The company serves individuals, owner-managed businesses, professional firms, real estate professionals, and not-for-profit businesses. It operates through 14 Level One Bank offices and 3 Ann Arbor State Bank banking centers. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 05:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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