Broadway Financial (NASDAQ:BYFC) versus FFD Financial (NASDAQ:FFDF) Financial Comparison

Broadway Financial (NASDAQ:BYFC) and FFD Financial (OTCMKTS:FFDF) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Broadway Financial and FFD Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Broadway Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
FFD Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk and Volatility

Broadway Financial has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FFD Financial has a beta of 0.29, suggesting that its share price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Broadway Financial and FFD Financial’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Broadway Financial $17.90 million 2.19 -$210,000.00 N/A N/A
FFD Financial $19.27 million 2.85 $6.32 million N/A N/A

FFD Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Broadway Financial.

Profitability

This table compares Broadway Financial and FFD Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Broadway Financial -2.88% -1.05% -0.12%
FFD Financial N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.5% of Broadway Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of FFD Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Broadway Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of FFD Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

FFD Financial beats Broadway Financial on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Broadway Financial

Broadway Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Broadway Federal Bank, f.s.b. that engages in the savings and loan business in Southern California. It accepts various deposit products, such as savings accounts, checking accounts, NOW accounts, money market accounts, and fixed-term certificates of deposit. The company also provides loan products, including multi-family mortgage, single family mortgage, commercial real estate, church, construction, commercial, and consumer loans. In addition, it invests in securities issued by federal government agencies, residential mortgage-backed securities, and other investments. The company operates through three branch offices comprising two offices in Los Angeles and one in Inglewood, California. Broadway Financial Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

About FFD Financial

FFD Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for First Federal Community Bank, National Association that provides banking products and services. It offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, health savings, and club accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts. The company also provides home mortgage loans, home equity line of credit, auto and boat loans, overdraft protection line of credit, personal loans, business term loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate loans, and equipment loans; and credit and debit cards. In addition, it offers online banking and bill pay, e-statement, overdraft protection, mobile banking, night depository, cash management, wire transfer, safe deposit box, night depository, and teller services. Further, the company through its subsidiary, FFD Risk Management, Inc., provides property and casualty insurance services. It operates branches in Dover, New Philadelphia, Boulevard, Sugarcreek, Berlin, and Mt. Hope. FFD Financial Corporation was founded in 1898 and is based in Dover, Ohio.

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