Bar Harbor Bankshares operates as the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust that provides commercial, retail, and wealth management banking services.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Bar Harbor Bankshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BHB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BHB exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -27.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BHB underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bar Harbor Bankshares's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Bar Harbor Bankshares 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: BHB ($20.67) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BHB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BHB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.2x).
PE vs Market: BHB is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.9x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BHB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BHB's PB Ratio (0.8x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
How is Bar Harbor Bankshares 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 Bar Harbor Bankshares 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.
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- Examine Bar Harbor Bankshares's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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- Explore growth companies in the Banks industry.
How has Bar Harbor Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BHB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BHB's current net profit margins (19.1%) are lower than last year (28.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BHB's earnings have grown by 16.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BHB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BHB had negative earnings growth (-28.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (1.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BHB's Return on Equity (5.7%) is considered low.
How is Bar Harbor Bankshares'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: BHB's Assets to Equity ratio (9.1x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BHB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (152%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 81% of BHB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BHB has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (71%).
Low Risk Deposits: BHB's Loans to Deposits ratio (99%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: BHB has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.4%).
What is Bar Harbor Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BHB's dividend (4.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: BHB's dividend (4.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BHB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BHB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.3%), BHB's dividend payments are 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Curtis Simard (49yo)
Mr. Curtis C. Simard has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Bar Harbor Bankshares since August 9, 2013 and its subsidiary Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Company since June 17, 2013. Mr. Simard serv ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Curtis's total compensation ($USD1.34M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Curtis's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP||3.75yrs||US$778.22k||0.069% $220.5k|
|Executive VP||3.83yrs||US$780.38k||0.11% $338.4k|
|Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer||1.75yrs||US$536.03k||0.029% $92.9k|
|Executive VP & Director of Retail Delivery||2.42yrs||US$555.33k||0.026% $84.3k|
|Chief Investment Officer||3.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP and Chief HR Officer||1.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||0.025% $79.6k|
|Senior VP & MD||0.50yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Strategic Finance||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||2.25yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BHB's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$63.99k||0.59% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||6.17yrs||US$70.29k||0.079% $253.5k|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$65.49k||0.10% $323.4k|
|Independent Director||17.17yrs||US$69.29k||0.23% $737.0k|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.17yrs||US$87.29k||0.096% $307.6k|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$61.99k||0.029% $91.7k|
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$72.99k||0.098% $313.2k|
|Independent Director||15.08yrs||US$69.49k||0.071% $228.0k|
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$60.99k||0.034% $110.4k|
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$56.49k||0.029% $94.3k|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$55.19k||0.046% $147.5k|
Experienced Board: BHB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BHB insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bar Harbor Bankshares's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bar Harbor Bankshares
- Ticker: BHB
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1887
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$321.081m
- Shares outstanding: 15.53m
- Website: https://www.barharbor.bank
Number of Employees
- Bar Harbor Bankshares
- 82 Main Street
- PO Box 400
- Bar Harbor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BHB||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1995|
Bar Harbor Bankshares operates as the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust that provides commercial, retail, and wealth management banking services. It accepts various deposit products, including interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing demand accounts, savings and checking accounts, time deposits, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides commercial real estate loans, such as multi-family, commercial construction and land development, and other commercial real estate classes; commercial and industrial loans, including loans to commercial and agricultural businesses, and tax exempt entities; residential real estate loans consist of mortgages for 1-to-4 family housing; and consumer loans comprises home equity loans, lines of credit, auto, and other installment lending. In addition, it provides life insurance, annuity, and retirement products, as well as financial planning services; and third-party investment and insurance services. Further, the company offers trust and estate administration, wealth advisory, and investment management services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities; and trust services, such as custody, estate settlement, and fiduciary tax services. Additionally, it provides trust management services include trustee of both living trusts and trusts under wills, such as revocable, irrevocable, charitable remainder, and testamentary trusts, as well as holds accounts for and manages financial, real estate, and special assets. As of April 23, 2020, the company operated approximately 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Bar Harbor Bankshares was founded in 1887 and is based in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/13 23:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/13 00:00|
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