Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (BWFG): Price and Financial Metrics

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (BWFG): $34.24

0.45 (+1.33%)

POWR Rating

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  • BWFG scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 98.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BWFG is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • BWFG's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 38.62% of US stocks).

BWFG Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.84 for Bankwell Financial Group Inc; that's greater than it is for 94.76% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -57.83%, Bankwell Financial Group Inc's debt growth rate surpasses only 5.93% of about US stocks.
  • Bankwell Financial Group Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 47.1%, greater than the shareholder yield of 96.83% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Bankwell Financial Group Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be FNWB, HONE, HFBL, PROV, and CFB.
  • Visit BWFG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BWFG Valuation Summary

  • BWFG's price/sales ratio is 3.7; this is 208.33% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 93 months, BWFG's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.
  • BWFG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 12.6 over the prior 93 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BWFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BWFG 2020-05-11 2.1 0.7 7.7 2.9
BWFG 2018-08-01 4.3 1.5 17.3 15.5
BWFG 2018-06-22 4.4 1.5 17.4 15.6
BWFG 2018-06-11 4.2 1.5 16.7 15.1
BWFG 2017-10-20 5.5 1.9 20.6 17.6
BWFG 2016-10-10 4.1 1.3 17.2 17.4

BWFG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 21.53%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -33.02%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 188.83%.
BWFG's revenue has moved up $18,957,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows BWFG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 73.6 34.558 26.586
2021-09-30 68.189 37.135 19.109
2021-06-30 62.672 29.518 15.245
2021-03-31 55.848 32.024 10.231
2020-12-31 50.114 -1.512 5.904
2020-09-30 49.518 1.209 9.04

BWFG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BWFG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 29.19% of graded US stocks.
  • BWFG's asset turnover comes in at 0.028 -- ranking 400th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • PACW, FCF, and RNST are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BWFG.

The table below shows BWFG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.028 1 0.010
2021-03-31 0.026 1 0.006
2020-12-31 0.023 1 0.004
2020-09-30 0.024 1 0.006
2020-06-30 0.025 1 0.006
2020-03-31 0.028 1 0.009

BWFG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BWFG, see our BWFG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $35.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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BWFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.24 52-week high $36.87
Prev. close $33.79 52-week low $28.25
Day low $33.85 Volume 12,660
Day high $34.40 Avg. volume 35,338
50-day MA $32.16 Dividend yield 2.37%
200-day MA $33.03 Market Cap 265.74M

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (BWFG) Company Bio

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers in Connecticut. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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Yahoo | February 16, 2022

Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.20

The board of Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. ( NASDAQ:BWFG ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on...

Yahoo | January 30, 2022

Bankwell Financial GAAP EPS of $0.99, revenue of $19.75M

Bankwell Financial press release (NASDAQ:BWFG): Q4 GAAP EPS of $0.99. Revenue of $19.75M. "We enter the year ahead with confidence and momentum and look forward to another outstanding year. Loan and deposit pipelines remain strong. Inclusive of four expected rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, we expect net interest income...

Seeking Alpha | January 26, 2022

Bankwell Financial declares $0.20 dividend

Bankwell Financial (NASDAQ:BWFG) declares $0.20/share quarterly dividend, 11.1% increase from prior dividend of $0.18. Forward yield 2.41% Payable Feb. 24; for shareholders of record Feb. 14; ex-div Feb. 11. See BWFG Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | January 26, 2022

Bankwell Financial Group Reports Record Net Income for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021; Increases Dividend by 11%; Provides Guidance For 2022

NEW CANAAN, Conn., January 26, 2022--Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWFG) reported record GAAP net income for the fourth quarter and year ended 2021. For the fourth quarter of 2021 net income totaled $7.8 million, or $0.99 per share, versus $0.3 million, or $0.04 per share, for the same period in 2020. For the year ended 2021 net income totaled $26.6 million, or $3.36 per share, versus $5.9 million, or $0.75 per share, for the same period in 2020.

Yahoo | January 26, 2022

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BWFG Price Returns

1-mo 11.30%
3-mo 2.15%
6-mo 0.02%
1-year 15.29%
3-year 45.35%
5-year 19.43%
YTD 6.11%
2021 71.96%
2020 -29.99%
2019 2.33%
2018 -15.09%
2017 6.55%

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