Should You Invest In PB Bancorp, Inc. ($PBBI) Or Bancorp 34, Inc. ($BCTF)?

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Savings Institutions industry are trading: PB Bancorp, Inc. and Bancorp 34, Inc.. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, PB Bancorp, Inc. opened at 11.5, got to a maximum price of 11.5 and dropped to as low as 11.4 before finishing the session at 11.4. In total there were 3800.0 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Bancorp 34, Inc., which opened at 15.58, had a high of 15.58, a low of 15.58, closed at 15.58 and had a total volume of 123400.0.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator PB Bancorp, Inc. Bancorp 34, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 11188.8 15.674
on-balance volume -11.2 -15.6
chaikin money flow

495.07965 0.14349
force index

0.04 -0.0006
ease of movement rating

0.0 -3e-05
volume-price trend

0.1159 0.18412
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator PB Bancorp, Inc. Bancorp 34, Inc.
Average true range 0.0824 0.09688
Bolinger bands 11.58284 15.58
Upper bollinger band 11.01716 15.58
Lower bollinger band

11.4 15.58
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 nan
Central keltner channel

11.46667 15.58
High band keltner channel

11.46667 15.58
Low band keltner channel

11.46667 15.58
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

11.4 15.58
Donchain channel low band

11.4 15.58
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator PB Bancorp, Inc. Bancorp 34, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00093
MACD signal -0.00249 -0.00038
MACD difference -0.00199 -0.00055
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

11.4 15.58
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

11.4 15.58
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.36681 0.56744

0.55699 0.8676
Mass Index (MI)

1.8 3.95142
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.11741 -0.18469
KST Oscillator (KST)

10.40666 11.99638
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

10.40666 11.99638
KST difference

-4.43161 -0.43303
Ichimoku rating

11.5 15.58
Ichimoku B rating

11.5 15.58
Ichimoku visual trend A

11.37848 15.53135
Ichimoku visual trend B

11.42153 15.57947
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

-4.0 -8.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator PB Bancorp, Inc. Bancorp 34, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 100.0 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) 100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

54.0048 100.0
stochastic oscillator

50.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

50.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

-50.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

-0.01334 0.00667

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for PB Bancorp, Inc. and Bancorp 34, Inc..

Daily return 1.04067 1.19964
Daily log return -1.76996 -0.19274
Cumulative return -1.75439 -0.19255

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing PB Bancorp, Inc. and Bancorp 34, Inc. together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s PB Bancorp, Inc.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether PBBI is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether PB Bancorp, Inc. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with Bancorp 34, Inc.

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Gary Ivenchuck

Gary is a stock trading expert and is responsible for covering technical analysis news on Logistics Business Review. Recently he has been working tirelessly to analyse stocks for our readers, and is always available to hear from people asking for stock analysis.
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