Community Bank System, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank, N.A. More Details
Established dividend payer with excellent balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Community Bank System's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CBU is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CBU's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CBU underperformed the US Banks industry which returned 83.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CBU underperformed the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Community Bank System's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Community Bank System undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CBU ($81.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($66.78)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CBU is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CBU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the US Banks industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: CBU is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.5x) compared to the US market (20.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CBU's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CBU is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).
How is Community Bank System forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CBU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CBU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CBU's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CBU's revenue (1.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CBU's revenue (1.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CBU's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.5%).
How has Community Bank System performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CBU has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CBU's current net profit margins (29.6%) are higher than last year (28.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CBU's earnings have grown by 12% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CBU's earnings growth over the past year (6%) is below its 5-year average (12% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CBU earnings growth over the past year (6%) underperformed the Banks industry 17.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CBU's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.
How is Community Bank System'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: CBU's Assets to Equity ratio (7.4x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: CBU has a low allowance for bad loans (73%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 96% of CBU's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: CBU has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (50%).
Low Risk Deposits: CBU's Loans to Deposits ratio (60%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: CBU has an appropriate level of bad loans (1%).
What is Community Bank System current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CBU's dividend (2.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: CBU's dividend (2.07%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CBU's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CBU's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (50.4%), CBU's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CBU's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Tryniski (60 yo)
Mr. Mark E. Tryniski has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank System Inc., and its subsidiary, Community Bank, National Association (DeWitt, NY) since August 1, 2006. Mr. Trynis...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD5.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.40M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CBU's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CBU's board of directors are considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CBU insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.5%.
Community Bank System, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Community Bank System, Inc.
- Ticker: CBU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1866
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$4.331b
- Shares outstanding: 53.88m
- Website: https://cbna.com
Number of Employees
- Community Bank System, Inc.
- 5790 Widewaters Parkway
- New York
- United States
Community Bank System, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank, N.A. that provides various banking and other financial services to retail, commercial, and municipal customers. It opera...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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