Financial Review: Blackhawk Bancorp (OTCMKTS: BHWB) vs. Bancorp 34 (OTCMKTS: BCTF)
Financial Review: Blackhawk Bancorp (OTCMKTS: BHWB) vs. Bancorp 34 (OTCMKTS: BCTF)

Blackhawk Bancorp (OTCMKTS: BHWBGet a rating) and Bancorp 34 (OTCMKTS: BCTFGet a rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.


Blackhawk Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Bancorp 34 pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Blackhawk Bancorp pays 10.7% of its earnings as a dividend.

Institutional and insider ownership

0.4% of Bancorp 34 shares are held by institutional investors. 26.8% of Blackhawk Bancorp shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 7.4% of Bancorp 34 shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Blackhawk Bancorp and Bancorp 34.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Blackhawk Bancorp $60.84 million 1.64 $13.62 million $4.47 7.77
Bancorp 34 $19.97 million 1.93 $710,000.00 N / A N / A

Blackhawk Bancorp has higher revenue and profit than Bancorp 34.

Risk and Volatility

Blackhawk Bancorp has a beta of 0.45, suggesting its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bancorp 34 has a beta of 0.5, suggesting its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Blackhawk Bancorp and Bancorp 34.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Blackhawk Bancorp 22.38% N / A N / A
Bancorp 34 N / A N / A N / A

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent Blackhawk Bancorp and Bancorp 34 ratings, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Blackhawk Bancorp 0 0 0 0 N / A
Bancorp 34 0 0 0 0 N / A


Bancorp 34 beats Blackhawk Bancorp on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Blackhawk Bancorp Company Profile (Get a rating)

Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company, provides various banking products and services in the United States. The Company offers personal banking products and services, including checking, savings, health savings and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit; personal, auto, student, and home improvement loans and home equity loans; and lines of credit and credit cards. It also provides business banking products and services, such as Business Verification, Business Interest Verification, Business Scanning, Small Business Verification, Business NOW, Health Savings, and Money Market Accounts. ; small business commercial, development, term, equipment/capital and administrative loans; lines and letters of credit; debt financing; and corporate credit cards, as well as cash management solutions. Additionally, the Company offers payments and transfers, mortgages, financial planning, wealth management, stock brokerage, investment management, commercial banking and online banking and mobiles, as well as installment loans. It serves individuals, businesses, institutions and governments through its 11 full-service banking centers in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1881 and is based in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Bancorp Company Profile 34 (Get a rating)

Bancorp 34, Inc. is the holding company of Bank 34 which provides various consumer and business banking products and services in the United States. It accepts various deposit products, such as savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, demand deposits, NOW accounts and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides small business financing services; small business administration loans; real estate financing and long-term financing services for homeowners; loans for working capital, equipment and manufacturing; commercial, multi-family, office, industrial and construction real estate loans, as well as financing for mobile home parks; personal loans and mortgages; and single-family rental investor pools. Additionally, it offers credit and debit cards; online cash management services; and merchant card processing and online banking services. As of February 25, 2021, the company operated through a network of four full-service community banking branches, including one in Otero and Dona Ana counties, New Mexico; and two in Maricopa County, Arizona. Bancorp 34, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is based in Alamogordo, New Mexico.

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