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Executive Summary

Signature Bank commercial banking products and services. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SBNY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SBNY's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: SBNY exceeded the US Banks industry which returned 70.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SBNY exceeded the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.3%0.03%1.3%
30 Day-2.7%-0.6%5.3%
90 Day47.4%16.6%8.9%
1 Year161.8%156.3%75.9%70.2%56.6%53.9%
3 Year85.5%76.0%26.0%15.0%64.4%53.6%
5 Year69.3%60.6%97.1%72.0%120.4%95.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Signature Bank 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: SBNY ($227.56) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($230.26)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SBNY is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SBNY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (13.3x).

PE vs Market: SBNY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.7x) compared to the US market (22.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SBNY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SBNY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).

Future Growth

How is Signature Bank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SBNY's forecast earnings growth (18.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: SBNY's earnings (18.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SBNY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SBNY's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SBNY's revenue (18.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SBNY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13%).

Past Performance

How has Signature Bank performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SBNY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SBNY's current net profit margins (39.1%) are lower than last year (43.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SBNY's earnings have grown by 9.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SBNY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SBNY had negative earnings growth (-9.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (2.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SBNY's Return on Equity (9.1%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Signature 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: SBNY's Assets to Equity ratio (12.7x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: SBNY has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (423%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 93% of SBNY's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: SBNY has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (65%).

Low Risk Deposits: SBNY's Loans to Deposits ratio (76%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: SBNY has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.2%).


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SBNY's dividend (0.98%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: SBNY's dividend (0.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, SBNY has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SBNY has only been paying a dividend for 3 years, and since then payments have not increased.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.4%), SBNY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SBNY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (13.4% payout ratio).

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Joe DePaolo (61 yo)





Mr. Joseph John DePaolo, also known as Joe, is Co-Founder of Signature Bank and has been its the Chief Executive Officer and President since 2000. Mr. DePaolo has been a Director of Signature Bank since 20...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Joe's total compensation ($USD6.68M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SBNY's management team is seasoned and experienced (16.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: SBNY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.6 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

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 7.9%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Signature Bank
  • Ticker: SBNY
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$12.018b
  • Shares outstanding: 56.68m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Signature Bank
  • 565 Fifth Avenue
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10017
  • United States



Signature Bank commercial banking products and services. It accepts various deposit products, including commercial checking accounts, money market accounts, escrow deposit accounts, cash concentration acco...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/17 22:56
End of Day Share Price2021/04/16 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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