Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Severn Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Severn Savings Bank, FSB that provides a range of personal and commercial banking products and services in Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and good value.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SVBI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Mortgage


US Market

1 Year Return




US Mortgage


US Market

Return vs Industry: SVBI underperformed the US Mortgage industry which returned 7.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SVBI underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.0%-2.1%0.9%
30 Day-6.4%-1.6%1.4%
90 Day-3.7%-1.9%8.8%
1 Year2.4%0.7%9.3%6.8%22.5%20.0%
3 Year20.6%16.9%19.3%10.9%49.9%40.3%
5 Year96.9%90.9%60.9%43.1%73.2%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Severn 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: SVBI ($8.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($9.87)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SVBI is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the Mortgage industry average (13.7x).

PE vs Market: SVBI is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.9x) compared to the US market (18.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SVBI's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SVBI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is Severn Bancorp 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 Severn Bancorp 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.

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Past Performance

How has Severn Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SVBI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SVBI's current net profit margins (20.3%) are lower than last year (22.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SVBI's earnings have grown by 18.3% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SVBI had negative earnings growth (-1.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Mortgage industry average (11.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: SVBI's Return on Equity (7.9%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Severn 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: SVBI has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SVBI's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.2x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

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

Allowance for Bad Loans: SVBI has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

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

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

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

Level of Bad Loans: SVBI has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.66%)

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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: SVBI's dividend (1.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: SVBI's dividend (1.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.69%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SVBI's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SVBI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.4%), SVBI'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.

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


Average board tenure


Alan Hyatt (65yo)



Mr. Alan J. Hyatt has been Partner of Hyatt, Peters & Weber, LLP, Annapolis, Maryland since 1978. Mr. Hyatt is a real estate broker with Arundel Realty Services, LLC, Annapolis, Maryland. Mr. Hyatt has be ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD514.75K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD521.92K).

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

Board Members

Alan Hyatt
Chairman0yrsUS$514.75k13.07% $14.1m
Konrad Wayson
Vice Chairman of the Board0yrsUS$35.72k0.52% $561.4k
John Lamon
Independent Director10.8yrsUS$36.54k0.61% $652.5k
Eric Keitz
Director9.8yrsUS$274.20k0.28% $303.1k
James Johnson
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$32.14k0.016% $16.8k
David Jones
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$30.20k0.18% $196.8k
Raymond Crosby
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$31.92k0.36% $387.7k
Mary Sulick
Independent Director7.8yrsUS$46.45k0.012% $12.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: SVBI's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Severn Bancorp, Inc.
  • Ticker: SVBI
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$107.857m
  • Shares outstanding: 12.81m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Severn Bancorp, Inc.
  • 200 Westgate Circle
  • Suite 200
  • Annapolis
  • Maryland
  • 21401
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SVBINasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDJun 2002


Severn Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Severn Savings Bank, FSB that provides a range of personal and commercial banking products and services in Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. The company’s deposit products include checking, savings, money market, time deposit, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan portfolio comprises residential mortgage loans; commercial real estate loans; construction and land acquisition, and development loans for the construction of one-to-four family dwellings; commercial construction loans; land loans; residential lot loans; business and commercial loans; and home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, and other consumer loans. The company also offers cash management, ATM, credit and debit card, safe deposit box, Internet and telephone banking, and other products and services. In addition, it provides commercial real estate brokerage and property management services, as well as acquires real estate for syndication and investment purposes. As of May 9, 2019, the company operated through six branches located in Annapolis, Edgewater, Glen Burnie, Lothian/Wayson’s Corner, and Severna Park. Severn Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 23:47
End of Day Share Price2020/02/14 00:00
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.