Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

TrustCo Bank Corp NY operates as the holding company for Trustco Bank, a federal savings bank that provides personal and business banking services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: TRST 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: TRST underperformed the US Mortgage industry which returned 5.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TRST underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.5%-1.9%0.06%
30 Day-6.7%-1.8%1.1%
90 Day-9.9%-1.8%8.9%
1 Year-4.2%-7.4%8.2%5.7%21.9%19.4%
3 Year0.7%-8.7%19.0%10.6%48.9%39.3%
5 Year38.9%16.3%60.2%42.4%71.9%53.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is TrustCo Bank Corp NY 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: TRST ($7.85) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($8.44)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TRST is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the Mortgage industry average (13.7x).

PE vs Market: TRST is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.1x) compared to the US market (18.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TRST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TRST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is TrustCo Bank Corp NY forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TRST's forecast earnings growth (4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: TRST's earnings (4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.2% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: TRST's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TRST's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: TRST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.6%).

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Past Performance

How has TrustCo Bank Corp NY performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TRST has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TRST's current net profit margins (33.2%) are lower than last year (34.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TRST's earnings have grown by 8.4% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: TRST had negative earnings growth (-5.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Mortgage industry average (11.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: TRST's Return on Equity (10.7%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is TrustCo Bank Corp NY'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: TRST has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: TRST's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.1x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

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

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

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

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

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

Level of Bad Loans: TRST has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.51%)

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What is TrustCo Bank Corp NY's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: TRST's dividend (3.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.43%).

High Dividend: TRST's dividend (3.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: TRST's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.6%), TRST's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: TRST's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.2% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Rob McCormick (55yo)





Mr. Robert Joseph McCormick, also known as Rob, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of TrustCo Bank Corp NY since January 2004 and its Chairman of the Board since January 01, 2019. Mr. McCormick ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD2.48M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.50M).

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

Leadership Team

Robert McCormick
President16.1yrsUS$2.48m1.45% $11.1m
Michael Ozimek
Executive VP & CFO5.2yrsUS$565.02k0.015% $116.9k
Robert Leonard
Executive VP of Personnel & Chief Risk Officer0yrsUS$1.34m0.078% $595.6k
Eric Schreck
Executive Officer & Treasurer10.1yrsUS$526.72k0.097% $739.4k
Scot Salvador
Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer16.1yrsUS$1.52m0.18% $1.4m
Kevin Curley
Executive VP & COO1.2yrsno data0.10% $786.4k
Michael Hall
VP, Counsel & Secretary0yrsno data0.0072% $55.2k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: TRST's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Robert McCormick
President16.1yrsUS$2.48m1.45% $11.1m
William Powers
Independent Director25.1yrsUS$136.82k0.023% $176.7k
Anthony Marinello
Independent Director21.1yrsUS$139.32k0.11% $808.5k
Thomas Maggs
Independent Director14.6yrsUS$137.82k0.078% $594.9k
Dennis DeGennaro
Independent Lead Director1.1yrsUS$139.32k0.12% $902.4k
Brian Flynn
Independent Director4yrsUS$136.82k0.011% $86.9k
Lisa Lucarelli
Independent Director2.3yrsUS$140.32k0.0035% $26.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: TRST's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: TRST 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

TrustCo Bank Corp NY's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: TrustCo Bank Corp NY
  • Ticker: TRST
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1902
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$764.715m
  • Shares outstanding: 96.92m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • TrustCo Bank Corp NY
  • 5 Sarnowski Drive
  • Glenville
  • New York
  • 12302
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TRSTNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon SharesUSUSDSep 1982
TC5DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURSep 1982


TrustCo Bank Corp NY operates as the holding company for Trustco Bank, a federal savings bank that provides personal and business banking services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations. The company is primarily involved in accepting deposits, and making loans and investments. It also operates as a real estate investment trust that acquires, holds, and manages real estate mortgage assets, including residential mortgage loans and mortgage backed securities. In addition, the company serves as the executor of estates and trustee of personal trusts; provides asset and wealth management, estate planning and related advice, and custodial services; and acts as trustee for various types of employee benefit plans, and corporate pension and profit sharing trusts. As of December 31, 2018, it operated through 148 banking offices and 161 automatic teller machines in New York, Florida, Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Glenville, New York. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 00:14
End of Day Share Price2020/02/18 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.