Lakeland Bancorp (NASDAQ: LBAIGet a rating) and TriState Capital (NASDAQ:TSCGet a rating) are both small-cap financial companies, but which stock is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Lakeland Bancorp has a beta of 0.87, meaning its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TriState Capital has a beta of 1.94, meaning its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of Lakeland Bancorp and TriState Capital’s current ratings, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Lakeland Bancorp 0 0 1 0 3.00
Tri-State Capital 0 1 0 0 2.00

TriState Capital has a consensus price target of $31.00, indicating a potential upside of ∞. Given TriState Capital’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly think TriState Capital is more favorable than Lakeland Bancorp.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Lakeland Bancorp and TriState Capital.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Lakeland Bancorp $279.68 million 3.40 $95.04 million $1.64 8.96
Tri-State Capital $289.94 million 0.00 $78.06 million $1.85 N / A

Lakeland Bancorp has higher profits, but lower revenues than TriState Capital. TriState Capital trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Lakeland Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Lakeland Bancorp and TriState Capital.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Lakeland Bancorp 29.93% 11.24% 1.13%
Tri-State Capital 27.20% 13.05% 0.66%

Institutional and insider ownership

49.3% of Lakeland Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 76.3% of TriState Capital’s stock is held by institutional investors. 4.7% of Lakeland Bancorp shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 7.9% of TriState Capital’s stock is held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large money managers, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


TriState Capital beats Lakeland Bancorp on 8 of 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lakeland Bancorp Company Profile (Get a rating)

Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Lakeland Bank which offers various banking products and services to individuals and small and medium businesses. The Company provides commercial banking services, including savings, money market and term accounts, as well as demand deposits. It is also involved in lending services, including commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, short and medium term loans, lines of credit, letters of credit, inventory and accounts receivable financing, home construction loans, residential mortgages, small business loans administration (SBA) and merchant credit card services; financing solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises; online banking, mobile banking and wire transfer services; and cash management services, such as remote deposit capture and overnight repurchase agreements. In addition, it provides consumer banking services, which include checking accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing checking accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, online banking, secured loans and unsecured, consumer installment loans, mortgages and safe deposit services. . In addition, the company offers investment advisory services for individuals and businesses; and securities brokerage services, including mutual funds and variable annuities, as well as commercial title insurance services and life insurance products. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 48 branches located in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties in New Jersey and Highland Mills, New York; operated six regional New Jersey commercial lending centers in Bernardsville, Iselin, Jackson, Montville, Teaneck and Waldwick; and a commercial lending center in New York to serve the Hudson Valley region. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is based in Oak Ridge, New Jersey.

TriState Capital Company Profile (Get a rating)

Tri-state capital logoTriState Capital Holdings, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for TriState Capital Bank which provides various commercial and private banking services to middle market businesses and high net worth individuals in the United States. The Company operates through two segments, banking and investment management. Its deposit products include checking accounts, money market deposit accounts and certificates of deposit, as well as deposit account certificate registry services and insured cash sweeping services. The Company also offers loans secured by cash, marketable securities, cash value life insurance, residential property or other financial assets, as well as commercial and industrial loans, commercial real estate loans, personal loans. , loans on assets, financing of acquisitions. , and letters of credit. In addition, it offers cash and cash management services, such as online balance reporting, online bill payment, remote deposit, cash, transfers and automated clearing house, foreign exchange and controlled disbursement services; and equity and fixed income advisory and sub-advisory services to third-party mutual funds and series trust mutual funds, as well as separately managed accounts comprising primarily ultra-high net worth clients and institutional, including corporations, ERISA plans, Taft-Hartley funds, municipalities, endowments and foundations. Additionally, the company provides cash management services; and capital market services, such as interest rate swaps and investment management products, as well as the wholesale and marketing of investment products and services. It offers its products and services through its main office located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as through its four additional representative offices in Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Edison, New Jersey; and New York, New York. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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