Limestone Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LMST) functions as the holding company for Limestone Bank, which provides a range of banking services to individuals and businesses through 20 locations in Kentucky. It has a strong focus on building and maintaining long-term relationships with its customers, which has helped it establish a loyal customer base. As of September 30, 2021, Limestone Bancorp, Inc. had total assets of $1.46 billion.
Comps: FNCB Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:FNCB), Ames National Corporation (Nasdaq:ATLO)
Limestone Bancorp stands out among its peers with its impressive earnings per share of 2.44. In addition to its strong earnings, it also boasts a better price-to-earnings ratio, profitability, and return on equity when compared to Ames National Corporation. Although it may not have the highest yield, Limestone Bancorp’s impressive earnings ratios offer a compelling investment opportunity for investors.