Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.: Fading performance but may be making a comeback?

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. relative valuation is OVERVALUED and it has a fundamental analysis score of 89.

Our analysis is based on comparing Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. with the following peers – PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Class A, Arlington Asset Investment Corp. Class A, Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. and Ellington Financial LLC (PFSI-US, AI-US, IMH-US and EFC-US).

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. has shown overwhelming performance over the last one year at 53.56%. But over the last month performance has declined by -11.72%. In fact, Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.’s monthly share performance has also lagged its overall peer group (median share price performance was -4.84 last month).

Company Snapshot

  • With respect to peers, relative outperformance over the last year is in contrast to the more recent underperformance.
  • Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. currently trades at a higher Price/Book ratio (2.73) than its peer median (0.78).
  • LOAN-US outperforms its peers with a relatively high operating performance and the market also expects faster growth relative to its peers
  • LOAN-US has a successful operating model with relatively high net profit margins and asset turns.
  • Compared with its chosen peers, changes in the company’s annual earnings are better than the changes in its revenue, implying better than median cost control and/or some economies of scale.
  • LOAN-US‘s return on assets currently and over the past five years suggest that its relatively high operating returns are sustainable.
  • The company’s relatively high gross and pre-tax margins suggest a differentiated product portfolio and tight control on operating costs relative to peers.
  • While LOAN-US‘s revenues growth has been around the peer median in recent years, the market seems to see faster growth ahead and gives its shares a higher than peer median P/E ratio.
  • The company’s level of capital investment suggests it might be under-investing in a business with above median returns.
  • Our analysis rates Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. as OVERVALUED relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

With respect to peers, relative outperformance over the last year is in contrast to the more recent underperformance.

LOAN-US‘s change in share price of 53.56% for the last 12 months is better than its peer median. However, the 30-day trend in its share price performance of -11.72% is below the peer median suggesting that the company’s recent performance has faded significantly relative to peers.

Share Price Performance

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Relative Valuation

Relative Valuation
Fundamental Score

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.’s price of USD 6.25 is greater than CapitalCube’s implied price of USD 3.55. At this level, CapitalCube believes that Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. is overvalued. Over the last 52 week period, the stock has fluctuated between USD 3.80 and USD 7.60.

Valuation & Peer Metrics

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Company Profile

Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc. is a real estate finance company, which specializes in originating, servicing and managing a portfolio of first mortgage loans. It offers short-term, secured, non-banking loans to real estate investors to fund their acquisition and construction of properties located in the New York Metropolitan area. The loans are principally secured by collateral consisting of real estate and, generally, accompanied by personal guarantees from the principals of the businesses. The company was founded by Assaf N. Ran in 1989 and is headquartered in Great Neck, NY.

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