OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OVCHY) & Its Competitors Critical Comparison

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OTCMKTS: OVCHY) is one of 63 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.


This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR 31.64% 9.85% 0.90%
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR Competitors 18.64% 11.50% 1.02%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.0% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.9% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR pays out 36.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 36.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR Competitors 607 1717 1568 73 2.28

As a group, “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 48.27%. Given OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR $9.66 billion $4.15 billion 11.72
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR Competitors $14.69 billion $2.37 billion 12.04

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR. OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has a beta of 0.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR’s competitors have a beta of 0.85, suggesting that their average share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.


OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR competitors beat OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR on 9 of the 12 factors compared.


Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited provides financial services in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Greater China, other parts of the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company's Global Consumer/Private Banking segment provides a range of products and services to individuals, including checking accounts, and savings and fixed deposits; housing and other personal loans; credit cards; wealth management products consisting of unit trusts, bancassurance products, and structured deposits; and brokerage services. This segment also offers investment advice and portfolio management, estate and trust planning, and wealth structuring services for high net worth individuals. Its Global Corporate/Investment Banking segment provides project financing, overdrafts, trade financing, and deposit accounts; fee-based services, such as cash management and custodian services; and investment banking services, including financing solutions, syndicated loans and advisory services, corporate finance services for initial public offerings, secondary fund-raising, and takeovers and mergers, as well as customized and structured equity-linked financing services. It serves corporates, public sector, and small and medium enterprises. The company's Global Treasury and Markets segment is involved in the foreign exchange activities, money market operations, and fixed income and derivatives trading, as well as provision of structured treasury products and financial solutions. Its OCBC Wing Hang segment offers commercial banking, consumer financing, share brokerage, and insurance services. The company's Insurance segment provides fund management services, and life and general insurance products. Its Others segment is involved in property and investment holding activities. As of May 7, 2018, the company operated a network of 590 branches and representative offices in 18 countries and regions. Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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