Norwood Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Wayne Bank that provides various banking products and services.
No risks detected for NWFL from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Norwood Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: NWFL has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: NWFL underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -27.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NWFL underperformed the US Market which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Norwood Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Norwood Financial 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: NWFL ($24.83) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($25.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NWFL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NWFL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.5x).
PE vs Market: NWFL is good value based on its PE Ratio (11x) compared to the US market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NWFL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NWFL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Norwood 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 Norwood 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.
How has Norwood Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NWFL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NWFL's current net profit margins (31.8%) are lower than last year (32.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NWFL's earnings have grown by 19.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NWFL's earnings growth over the past year (2.9%) is below its 5-year average (19.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: NWFL earnings growth over the past year (2.9%) exceeded the Banks industry 1.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: NWFL's Return on Equity (9.9%) is considered low.
How is Norwood Financial'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: NWFL's Assets to Equity ratio (8.7x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: NWFL has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (331%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 90% of NWFL's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: NWFL has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (74%).
Low Risk Deposits: NWFL's Loans to Deposits ratio (93%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: NWFL has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).
What is Norwood Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NWFL's dividend (4.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).
High Dividend: NWFL's dividend (4.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NWFL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NWFL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.6%), NWFL'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Lew Critelli (60yo)
Mr. Lewis J. Critelli, also known as Lew, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Norwood Financial Corp. since January 1, 2010. Mr. Critelli has been the Chief Executive Officer and Presiden ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Lew's total compensation ($USD640.27K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Lew's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP||10.33yrs||US$343.18k||0.15% $229.9k|
|Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer||no data||US$334.56k||0.19% $292.8k|
|Executive VP & COO||2.5yrs||US$276.13k||0.18% $285.6k|
|Senior VP & Retail Lending Manager||no data||US$169.62k||0.17% $260.2k|
|Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer||6.75yrs||US$236.47k||0.27% $426.1k|
Experienced Management: NWFL's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.5 years average tenure).
|Director Emeritus||no data||US$27.91k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||3.5yrs||US$77.72k||0.78% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||32.5yrs||US$74.99k||0.20% $309.0k|
|Independent Director||15.67yrs||US$76.07k||0.25% $390.9k|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||US$77.22k||2.1% $3.3m|
|Independent Director||14.17yrs||US$75.57k||0.053% $83.2k|
|Independent Vice Chairman of the Board||3.5yrs||US$75.57k||0.24% $372.7k|
|Independent Director||4.67yrs||US$76.67k||0.77% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||3.08yrs||US$76.12k||0.055% $86.5k|
Experienced Board: NWFL's board of directors are considered experienced (9.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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.
Norwood Financial Corp.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Norwood Financial Corp.
- Ticker: NWFL
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1870
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$156.245m
- Shares outstanding: 6.29m
- Website: https://www.waynebank.com
Number of Employees
- Norwood Financial Corp.
- 717 Main Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|NWFL||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1990|
Norwood Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Wayne Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company accepts a range of deposit products, including interest-bearing and non-interest bearing transaction accounts, and statement savings and money market accounts, as well as certificate of deposits. It also provides various loans, such as commercial loans comprising lines of credit, revolving credit, term loans, mortgages, secured lending products, and letter of credit facilities; municipal finance lending; construction loans for commercial construction projects and single-family residences; land loans; consumer loans; mortgage lending to finance principal residences and second home dwellings; and indirect dealer financing of new and used automobiles, boats, and recreational vehicles. In addition, the company offers investment securities services; trust and investment products; and cash management, direct deposit, remote deposit capture, mobile deposit capture, mobile payment, automated clearing house activity, real estate settlement, and Internet and mobile banking services. Further, it is involved in the annuity and mutual fund sale, and discount brokerage activities, as well as insurance agency business. The company serves consumers, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities. It operates 27 offices in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York, including 5 offices in Wayne County, 2 offices in Pike County, 4 offices in Monroe County, 2 offices in Lackawanna County, and 2 offices in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, as well as 28 automated teller machines. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/07/02 00:09|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/01 00:00|
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