Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

BV Financial, Inc. operates as the holding company for BayVanguard Bank, a savings bank that provides various financial services to individuals and businesses in Maryland.


Revenue grew by 4.8% over the past year

Risk Analysis

Latest financial reports are more than a year old

Profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (10.9%)

Shareholders have been diluted in the past year

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with poor track record.

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Share Price & News

How has BV Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BVFL 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: BVFL exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned 5.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BVFL underperformed the US Market which returned 20.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0%-2.7%0.5%
30 Day-4.5%-2.2%2.0%
90 Day3.7%-2.5%9.4%
1 Year14.8%14.8%7.5%5.1%22.8%20.3%
3 Year146.8%143.8%17.8%9.5%50.1%40.4%
5 Year139.5%136.6%57.3%40.1%73.1%54.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is BV Financial 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: Insufficient data to calculate BVFL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BVFL's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BVFL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (601.5x) compared to the Mortgage industry average (13.7x).

PE vs Market: BVFL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (601.5x) compared to the US market (18.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BVFL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).

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Future Growth

How is BV Financial 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 BV Financial 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.

Next Steps

  • Examine BV Financial'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.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access BV Financial's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore growth companies in the Banks industry.

Past Performance

How has BV Financial performed over the past 5 years?


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BVFL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BVFL's current net profit margins (1.3%) are lower than last year (10.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if BVFL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BVFL had negative earnings growth (-87.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Mortgage industry average (11.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BVFL's Return on Equity (0.4%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is BV Financial'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: BVFL has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if BVFL's debt is covered by short term assets.

Financial Institutions Analysis

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

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

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

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

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

Level of Bad Loans: BVFL has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.81%)

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What is BV Financial's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: BVFL's dividend (1.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.44%).

High Dividend: BVFL's dividend (1.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: BVFL's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.

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: 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


David Flair (55yo)




Mr. David M. Flair has been Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President of Bay-Vanguard, M.H.C., BayVanguard Bank (MHC) and BV Financial, Inc. since February 28, 2019. Mr. Flair served as Chief Executive O ...

Board Members

Edmund Leonard
Chairman of the Board15.1yrsUS$265.97k0.064% $72.5k
Robert Kern
Corporate Secretary & Director46.1yrsUS$13.94k0.10% $116.2k
David Flair
Co-President1yrsno data0.22% $255.1k
Timothy Prindle
Co-President1.1yrsno datano data
Carolyn Mroz
Independent Director51.1yrsUS$253.00k0.41% $472.7k
Brian McHale
Independent Director33.1yrsUS$13.85k0.045% $51.8k
William Baldwin
Independent Director7.3yrsno data0.014% $16.1k
George Philippou
Independent Director8.3yrsno data0.014% $16.1k
Steven Lang
Independent Director3.3yrsno data0.014% $16.1k
Veronica Koch
Independent Director5.3yrsno data0.014% $16.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: BVFL'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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.7%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

BV Financial, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: BV Financial, Inc.
  • Ticker: BVFL
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1873
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$114.215m
  • Shares outstanding: 7.10m
  • Website: https://www.bayvanguard.com


  • BV Financial, Inc.
  • 7114 North Point Road
  • Baltimore
  • Maryland
  • 21219
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BVFLOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 2005


BV Financial, Inc. operates as the holding company for BayVanguard Bank, a savings bank that provides various financial services to individuals and businesses in Maryland. It offers savings, interest checking, money market, personal and business checking, non-interest checking, education savings, Christmas club savings, and statement savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides personal loans products, including real estate, auto, boat, lot, home equity loan of credit, construction, and other personal loans; and commercial loans, such as commercial equipment/installation loans, commercial real estate, construction, investment real estate, lines of credit, SBA loans, and short term loans. In addition, it offers one-to-four family real estate, mobile home, marine, farm, and multi-family loans; and holds real estate and other assets, as well as provides online banking services. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. BV Financial, Inc. is a subsidiary of Bay-Vanguard, M.H.C. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/20 00:51
End of Day Share Price2020/02/13 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/06/30

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.