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Is FVCBankcorp, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:FVCB) CEO Overpaid Relative To Its Peers?

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In 2015 David Pijor was appointed CEO of FVCBankcorp, Inc. ( NASDAQ:FVCB ). This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. Then we'll look at a snap shot of the business growth. And finally we will reflect on how common stockholders have fared in the last few years, as a secondary measure of performance. This method should give us information to assess how appropriately the company pays the CEO.

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How Does David Pijor's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

At the time of writing our data says that FVCBankcorp, Inc. has a market cap of US$262m, and is paying total annual CEO compensation of US$1.3m. (This number is for the twelve months until December 2018). That's a fairly small increase of 1.3% on year before. We think total compensation is more important but we note that the CEO salary is lower, at US$578k. When we examined a selection of companies with market caps ranging from US$100m to US$400m, we found the median CEO total compensation was US$1.1m.

So David Pijor is paid around the average of the companies we looked at. Although this fact alone doesn't tell us a great deal, it becomes more relevant when considered against the business performance.

You can see, below, how CEO compensation at FVCBankcorp has changed over time.

NasdaqCM:FVCB CEO Compensation, June 14th 2019

Is FVCBankcorp, Inc. Growing?

On average over the last three years, FVCBankcorp, Inc. has grown earnings per share (EPS) by 18% each year (using a line of best fit). It achieved revenue growth of 23% over the last year.

Overall this is a positive result for shareholders, showing that the company has improved in recent years. It's also good to see decent revenue growth in the last year, suggesting the business is healthy and growing. You might want to check this free visual report on analyst forecasts for future earnings .

Has FVCBankcorp, Inc. Been A Good Investment?

Most shareholders would probably be pleased with FVCBankcorp, Inc. for providing a total return of 55% over three years. As a result, some may believe the CEO should be paid more than is normal for companies of similar size.

In Summary...

Remuneration for David Pijor is close enough to the median pay for a CEO of a similar sized company .

Shareholders would surely be happy to see that shareholder returns have been great, and the earnings per share are up. So one could argue the CEO compensation is quite modest, if you consider company performance! Whatever your view on compensation, you might want to check if insiders are buying or selling FVCBankcorp shares (free trial).

Important note: FVCBankcorp may not be the best stock to buy. You might find something better in this list of interesting companies with high ROE and low debt.

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