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How Much Did Standard AVB Financial Corp.'s (NASDAQ:STND) CEO Pocket Last Year?

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Tim Zimmerman became the CEO of Standard AVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:STND) in 2010. First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. Next, we'll consider growth that the business demonstrates. Third, we'll reflect on the total return to shareholders over three years, as a second measure of business performance. This process should give us an idea about how appropriately the CEO is paid.

Check out our latest analysis for Standard AVB Financial

How Does Tim Zimmerman's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

Our data indicates that Standard AVB Financial Corp. is worth US$129m, and total annual CEO compensation is US$574k. (This figure is for the year to December 2018). While this analysis focuses on total compensation, it's worth noting the salary is lower, valued at US$350k. We took a group of companies with market capitalizations below US$200m, and calculated the median CEO total compensation to be US$461k.

So Tim Zimmerman receives a similar amount to the median CEO pay, amongst 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 a visual representation of the CEO compensation at Standard AVB Financial, below.

NasdaqCM:STND CEO Compensation, July 5th 2019

Is Standard AVB Financial Corp. Growing?

Standard AVB Financial Corp. has increased its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 16% a year, over the last three years (using a line of best fit). In the last year, its revenue is down -1.1%.

Overall this is a positive result for shareholders, showing that the company has improved in recent years. The lack of revenue growth isn't ideal, but it is the bottom line that counts most in business. Although we don't have analyst forecasts, you could get a better understanding of its growth by checking out this more detailed historical graph of earnings, revenue and cash flow.

Has Standard AVB Financial Corp. Been A Good Investment?

Standard AVB Financial Corp. has generated a total shareholder return of 29% over three years, so most shareholders would be reasonably content. But they probably wouldn't be so happy as to think the CEO should be paid more than is normal, for companies around this size.

In Summary...

Tim Zimmerman is paid around what is normal the leaders of comparable size companies.

The company is growing EPS but shareholder returns have been sound but not amazing. So considering these factors, we think the CEO pay is probably quite reasonable. Shareholders may want to check for free if Standard AVB Financial insiders are buying or selling shares.

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