Analyzing PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) and The Competition

PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE: PNC) is one of 314 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare PNC Financial Services Group to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PNC Financial Services Group 27.34% 9.07% 1.21%
PNC Financial Services Group Competitors 18.44% 8.29% 0.93%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for PNC Financial Services Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PNC Financial Services Group 0 14 6 2 2.45
PNC Financial Services Group Competitors 2147 8481 8534 332 2.36

PNC Financial Services Group presently has a consensus target price of $135.19, suggesting a potential downside of 6.01%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 2.45%. Given PNC Financial Services Group’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PNC Financial Services Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.6% of PNC Financial Services Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.3% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of PNC Financial Services Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PNC Financial Services Group $16.42 billion $3.90 billion 17.56
PNC Financial Services Group Competitors $5.49 billion $825.32 million 384.72

PNC Financial Services Group has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. PNC Financial Services Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Dividends

PNC Financial Services Group pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. PNC Financial Services Group pays out 36.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. PNC Financial Services Group has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

PNC Financial Services Group has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PNC Financial Services Group’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

PNC Financial Services Group beats its rivals on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

About PNC Financial Services Group

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company has businesses engaged in retail banking, including residential mortgage, corporate and institutional banking and asset management. The Company operates through four segments: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Asset Management Group, and BlackRock. Retail Banking provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management and cash management products and services. Corporate & Institutional Banking provides lending, treasury management and capital markets-related products and services. Asset Management Group includes personal wealth management for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and institutional asset management. BlackRock, in which the Company holds an equity investment, is a publicly traded investment management firm providing investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients across the world.

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