NasdaqGM:SLCT

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Select Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company that provides banking services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses.


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet and good value.


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Share Price & News

How has Select Bancorp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SLCT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.0%

SLCT

2.9%

US Banks

5.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-34.5%

SLCT

-27.8%

US Banks

-10.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SLCT underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -27.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SLCT underperformed the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SLCTIndustryMarket
7 Day4.0%2.9%5.3%
30 Day-31.5%-26.3%-13.6%
90 Day-39.2%-39.3%-19.8%
1 Year-34.5%-34.5%-25.6%-27.8%-8.9%-10.7%
3 Year-31.5%-31.5%-17.1%-23.1%15.5%8.0%
5 Year7.5%7.5%10.9%-1.7%35.2%20.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Select Bancorp undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

5.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SLCT ($7.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($7.92)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SLCT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.9x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.9x).

PE vs Market: SLCT is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.9x) compared to the US market (13.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SLCT is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SLCT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Select Bancorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

12.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SLCT's forecast earnings growth (12.1% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: SLCT's earnings (12.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: SLCT's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SLCT's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SLCT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.9%).


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Past Performance

How has Select Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?

25.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SLCT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SLCT's current net profit margins (25.1%) are lower than last year (26.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SLCT's earnings have grown significantly by 25.4% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SLCT had negative earnings growth (-5.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (10.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SLCT's Return on Equity (6.1%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Select Bancorp'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

Inventory Level: SLCT has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SLCT's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.5x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: SLCT's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: SLCT has a low allowance for bad loans.

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

Loan Level: SLCT has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: SLCT's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: SLCT has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.18%)


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Dividend

What is Select Bancorp's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLCT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SLCT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLCT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SLCT's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SLCT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

5.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bill Hedgepeth (57yo)

13s

Tenure

US$462,369

Compensation

Mr. William L. Hedgepeth, II, also known as Bill, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Select Bancorp, Inc. (a/k/a, New Century BanCorp Inc) and Select Bancorp and Select Bank & Trust Comp ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD462.37K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD605.16K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William Hedgepeth
President13yrsUS$462.37k0.30% $418.9k
Mark Jeffries
Executive VP & CFO5.5yrsUS$241.21k0.014% $19.1k
Lynn Johnson
Executive VP & COO2.75yrsUS$267.91k0.00055% $765.4
David Tobin
Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer8.17yrsUS$251.55k0.0038% $5.3k
W. Betts
Executive VP & Chief Banking Officer3.25yrsUS$258.94k0.00055% $765.4
Brenda Bonner
VP & Corporate Secretaryno datano datano data

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SLCT's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
William Hedgepeth
President13yrsUS$462.37k0.30% $418.9k
Ronald Jackson
Independent Director8.25yrsUS$23.10k0.23% $317.9k
Gerald Hayes
Independent Director17.25yrsUS$23.40k0.64% $894.5k
Anthony Rand
Independent Director17.25yrsUS$26.20k0.37% $518.0k
W. Tippett
Independent Director12.25yrsUS$31.00k0.23% $318.2k
John McCauley
Independent Director17.25yrsUS$26.90k0.19% $262.1k
J. Ciccone
Chairman of the Board12yrsUS$39.00k0.61% $850.4k
V. Overton
Independent Director5.75yrsUS$23.20k0.83% $1.2m
Sharon Raynor
Independent Director11.25yrsUS$22.00k1.43% $2.0m
Carlie McLamb
Independent Director9.75yrsUS$28.90k0.41% $570.0k

12.1yrs

Average Tenure

73yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SLCT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SLCT 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 20.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Select Bancorp, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Select Bancorp, Inc.
  • Ticker: SLCT
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$139.168m
  • Shares outstanding: 18.24m
  • Website: https://www.selectbank.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Select Bancorp, Inc.
  • 700 West Cumberland Street
  • Dunn
  • North Carolina
  • 28334
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SLCTNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 2000

Biography

Select Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company that provides banking services to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. The company accepts deposit products, such as non-interest-bearing demand deposits, Money market deposit and NOW accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan products include 1-to-4 family residential, commercial real estate, multi-family residential, construction, and commercial and industrial loans; loans to individuals; and home equity lines of credit and overdrafts. Select Bancorp, Inc. operates a network of branch offices in Burlington, Charlotte, Clinton, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Leland, Lillington, Lumberton, Morehead City, Raleigh, Washington, and Wilmington, North Carolina; and Rock Hill, Blacksburg, and Six Mile, South Carolina. The company was formerly known as New Century Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to Select Bancorp, Inc. in July 2014. Select Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Dunn, North Carolina. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/01 06:46
End of Day Share Price2020/03/31 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.