Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:MLVF) is the holding company for Malvern Bank that engages in the provision of various banking products and services to consumer and business customers. Their primary market niche is providing personalized service to its client base around Philadelphia and in New Jersey, Florida, and Delaware. Currently, they hold about USD 1 billion in assets across their 10 branches.
Comps: Oconee Federal Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:OFED), Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LARK)
It is important to establish that these regional banking firms are between about USD 120 million and USD 140 million in market capitalization. With that being said, Lavern Bancorp has the edge over Onconee Federal Financial Corp. in earnings per share, price to earnings, revenue and revenue growth year-over-year, and net income. In addition, they showed greater profit margins than Landmark Bancorp.