So What’s Better: Prudential Bancorp, Inc. ($PBIP) Or Entegra Financial Corp. ($ENFC)?

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Banks industry are trading: Prudential Bancorp, Inc. and Entegra Financial Corp.. 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, Prudential Bancorp, Inc. opened at 16.39, got to a maximum price of 16.84 and dropped to as low as 16.39 before finishing the session at 16.7. In total there were 1200 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Entegra Financial Corp., which opened at 30.05, had a high of 30.05, a low of 29.94, closed at 29.94 and had a total volume of 3800.

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 Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Entegra Financial Corp.
Accumulation-distribution index 41.77954 492.87764
on-balance volume -16.54 -29.97
chaikin money flow

1.0 0.24981
force index

0.132 -0.00092
ease of movement rating

0.00294 9e-05
volume-price trend

-0.90319 1.44629
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 Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Entegra Financial Corp.
Average true range 0.24382 0.13282
Bolinger bands 16.536 29.94
Upper bollinger band 16.0843 29.94
Lower bollinger band

16.39 29.94
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 nan
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

16.54 30.01333
High band keltner channel

16.09 30.01333
Low band keltner channel

16.99 30.01333
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

16.39 29.94
Donchain channel low band

16.39 29.94
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 nan
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 Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Entegra Financial Corp.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00096
MACD signal -0.00199 -0.00039
MACD difference -0.00159 -0.00056
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

16.39 29.94
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

16.39 29.94
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

0.24533 0.13043

-4.49838 1.40139
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 2.952
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

0.94182 -1.42007
KST Oscillator (KST)

-54.34062 49.79235
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-54.34062 49.79235
KST difference

-2.30357 -0.23999
Ichimoku rating

16.615 30.05
Ichimoku B rating

16.615 30.05
Ichimoku visual trend A

17.57308 29.11765
Ichimoku visual trend B

17.5414 29.36269
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 Prudential Bancorp, Inc. Entegra Financial Corp.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 26.04954 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

-91.49652 92.81081
stochastic oscillator

100.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

100.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

88.72222 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.00117 -0.00284

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Prudential Bancorp, Inc. and Entegra Financial Corp..

Daily return -5.43406 4.97923
Daily log return -0.97915 -0.10293
Cumulative return -0.97437 -0.10287

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Prudential Bancorp, Inc. and Entegra Financial Corp. 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 Prudential 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 PBIP is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Prudential 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 Entegra Financial Corp.

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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