SouthCrest Financial Group (OTCMKTS:SCSG) and Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China (OTCMKTS:IDCBY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.
This table compares SouthCrest Financial Group and Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|SouthCrest Financial Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China||27.14%||13.28%||1.08%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares SouthCrest Financial Group and Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SouthCrest Financial Group||$24.75 million||N/A||$13.66 million||N/A||N/A|
|Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China||$159.15 billion||N/A||$43.04 billion||N/A||N/A|
Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China has higher revenue and earnings than SouthCrest Financial Group.
Risk & Volatility
SouthCrest Financial Group has a beta of 0.43, meaning that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.
SouthCrest Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China pays an annual dividend of $0.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%.
This is a summary of recent ratings for SouthCrest Financial Group and Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|SouthCrest Financial Group||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China beats SouthCrest Financial Group on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About SouthCrest Financial Group
SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for SouthCrest Bank, N.A. that provides banking services. The company accepts checking, savings, and money market accounts; and certificates of deposit. Its loan products include personal loans for cars, boats, recreational vehicles, and other purchases; home equity lines of credit; loans on investment properties; owner occupied real estate, construction and development, equipment and inventory, practice, and Georgia entertainment tax credit financing; construction to permanent, investment real estate, and acquisition and development loans; and working capital and lines of credit. The company also offers credit and debit cards; remote deposit capture, positive pay, ACH, online wires, merchant, business payroll, and reorder checks services; and online banking, online bill pay, mobile banking and deposit, telephone banking, and ATM services. It serves retail, private, entrepreneurial, high-net-worth, and commercial customers. As of April 26, 2018, the company operated through 9 branches in Georgia. SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
About Industrial & Cmrcl Bnk f China
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited provides various banking products and services primarily in China and internationally. It operates through Corporate Banking, Personal Banking, and Treasury Operations segments. The Corporate Banking segment offers financial products and services to corporations, government agencies, and financial institutions. This segment's products and services include corporate loans, trade financing, deposit-taking activities, corporate wealth management services, custody activities, various corporate intermediary services, etc. The Personal Banking segment provides personal loans and cards, deposits, personal wealth management, and personal intermediary services to individual customers. The Treasury Operations segment is involved in the money market transactions, investment securities, and foreign exchange transactions, as well as holding of derivative positions. The company also offers e-banking services, including Internet, telephone, and mobile banking services; and fund and asset management, trust, financial leasing, insurance, and other financial services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated approximately 16,469 domestic institutions and 419 overseas institutions. The company was formerly known as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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