4. Bank of Hawaii
Bank of Hawaii had $13.846 billion in total assets as of Dec.31.The bank reported fourth-quarter net income of $39.2 million, or 85 cents a share, declining from $43.3 million, or 92 cents a share, in the third quarter, and $40.6 million, or 84 cents a share, in the fourth quarter of 2010. The return on assets in the fourth quarter was 1.17%. Based on a quarterly payout of 45 cents per share, the stock trades at a dividend yield of 3.89%. Bank of Hawaii trades at a premium to many other large banks. The shares traded at more than twice its book value for over 14 times the consensus 2012 EPS estimate of $3.20, among analysts polled by FactSet. Out of 15 analysts covering the stock, only 3 rate it a buy. Nine analysts have a neutral outlook for the stock, while 3 rate it a sell. The consensus price target according to Bloomberg is $46. Shares closed at $46.46 Tuesday.