Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY) is one of 314 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Royal Bank of Canada to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Royal Bank of Canada||$40.37 billion||$8.74 billion||13.53|
|Royal Bank of Canada Competitors||$5.65 billion||$755.73 million||401.36|
Risk & Volatility
Royal Bank of Canada has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Royal Bank of Canada’s rivals have a beta of 0.89, indicating that their average share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Royal Bank of Canada and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Royal Bank of Canada||22.62%||17.01%||0.95%|
|Royal Bank of Canada Competitors||17.51%||8.40%||0.95%|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Royal Bank of Canada and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Royal Bank of Canada||1||7||2||0||2.10|
|Royal Bank of Canada Competitors||2486||9028||8990||378||2.35|
Royal Bank of Canada presently has a consensus target price of $100.50, indicating a potential upside of 20.58%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 4.62%. Given Royal Bank of Canada’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Royal Bank of Canada is more favorable than its rivals.
Royal Bank of Canada pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Royal Bank of Canada pays out 46.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 36.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
40.5% of Royal Bank of Canada shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Royal Bank of Canada rivals beat Royal Bank of Canada on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Royal Bank of Canada
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. The Company serves personal, business, public sector and institutional clients in Canada, the United States and approximately 40 other countries. The Company’s business segments include Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Investor and Treasury Services, Capital Markets. The Company, through its segments, serves various lines of businesses, which include Personal Financial Services, Business Financial Services, Cards and Payment Solutions (Canadian Banking), Caribbean and United States Banking, Canadian Wealth Management, United States and International Wealth Management, Global Asset Management, Canadian Insurance, International Insurance, Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Other.
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