Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) and Its Rivals Head-To-Head Comparison

Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB) is one of 311 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Deutsche Bank to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Deutsche Bank and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Deutsche Bank 4 6 1 0 1.73
Deutsche Bank Competitors 2419 8770 8783 369 2.35

Deutsche Bank currently has a consensus target price of $18.03, indicating a potential downside of 3.58%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 11.64%. Given Deutsche Bank’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Deutsche Bank is more favorable than its peers.


Deutsche Bank pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Deutsche Bank pays out -33.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Deutsche Bank and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Deutsche Bank $44.58 billion -$1.55 billion -30.16
Deutsche Bank Competitors $5.50 billion $827.87 million 408.87

Deutsche Bank has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Deutsche Bank is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares Deutsche Bank and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Deutsche Bank -0.42% 3.65% 0.16%
Deutsche Bank Competitors 18.55% 8.24% 0.93%

Risk and Volatility

Deutsche Bank has a beta of 1.43, indicating that its share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Deutsche Bank’s peers have a beta of 0.80, indicating that their average share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

20.9% of Deutsche Bank 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, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Deutsche Bank peers beat Deutsche Bank on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

Deutsche Bank Company Profile

Deutsche Bank AG is a bank and holding company for its subsidiaries. The Company offers a range of investment, financial and related products and services to private individuals, corporate entities and institutional clients. It operates through six divisions: Global Markets, which offers financial products, including trading and hedging services to institutions and corporate clients; Corporate & Investment Banking, which brings together its commercial banking, corporate finance and transaction banking capability; Private, Wealth and Commercial Clients, which combines its capability in private and commercial banking, as well as in wealth management solutions; Deutsche Asset Management, whose investment capabilities span both active and passive strategies and an array of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, real estate and sustainable investments; Postbank, which is a German financial service provider for retail, business and corporate clients, and Non-Core Operations Unit.

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