Comparing United Overseas Bank (UOVEY) & Bco Com Portugues (BPCGY)

United Overseas Bank (OTCMKTS: UOVEY) and Bco Com Portugues (OTCMKTS:BPCGY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

United Overseas Bank pays an annual dividend of $1.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Bco Com Portugues does not pay a dividend. United Overseas Bank pays out 47.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.5% of United Overseas Bank shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares United Overseas Bank and Bco Com Portugues’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
United Overseas Bank $8.99 billion 3.59 $2.46 billion $2.87 13.51
Bco Com Portugues N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

United Overseas Bank has higher revenue and earnings than Bco Com Portugues.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for United Overseas Bank and Bco Com Portugues, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
United Overseas Bank 0 0 0 0 N/A
Bco Com Portugues 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility and Risk

United Overseas Bank has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bco Com Portugues has a beta of -0.62, indicating that its stock price is 162% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares United Overseas Bank and Bco Com Portugues’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
United Overseas Bank 31.68% 9.87% 1.01%
Bco Com Portugues N/A N/A N/A

Summary

United Overseas Bank beats Bco Com Portugues on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

United Overseas Bank Company Profile

United Overseas Bank Limited provides financial products and services. The company's Group Retail segment provides deposits, insurance, card, wealth management, investment, and loan and trade financing products for personal and small enterprise customers. Its Group Wholesale Banking segment provides financing, trade, cash management, capital markets solutions, and advisory and treasury products and services. The company's Global Markets segment offers foreign exchange, interest rate, credit, commodities, equities, and structured investment products; and manages funds and liquidity. Its Other segment provides investment management, property, and insurance services. The company has a network of approximately 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. The company was formerly known as United Chinese Bank and changed its name to United Overseas Bank Limited in 1965. United Overseas Bank Limited was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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