Reviewing Royal Bank of Scotland Group (OTCMKTS:RBSPF) and GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR (OTCMKTS:GBOOY)

Royal Bank of Scotland Group (OTCMKTS:RBSPF) and GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR (OTCMKTS:GBOOY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Royal Bank of Scotland Group and GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Royal Bank of Scotland Group and GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Royal Bank of Scotland Group $20.84 billion 1.65 $2.79 billion N/A N/A
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR $9.88 billion 1.56 $1.67 billion N/A N/A

Royal Bank of Scotland Group has higher revenue and earnings than GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR.

Risk & Volatility

Royal Bank of Scotland Group has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Royal Bank of Scotland Group and GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Royal Bank of Scotland Group 12.31% 5.09% 0.34%
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR 18.73% 19.67% 2.14%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.42 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Royal Bank of Scotland Group does not pay a dividend.

Summary

GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR beats Royal Bank of Scotland Group on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Royal Bank of Scotland Group

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services to personal, commercial, corporate, and institutional customers worldwide. It operates through Personal & Business Banking, Commercial & Private Banking, RBS International, and NatWest Markets segments. The company also offers wealth management, financial planning, investment management, asset finance, and offshore banking; and financing and risk solutions, as well as trading and flow sales services. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc was founded in 1727 and is headquartered in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.

About GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR

Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services in Mexico. It offers deposits, which include demand deposits, term deposits, money market accounts, and investment funds; and credit products comprising credit cards, car loans, payroll loans, and mortgages. The company also provides services for banking, brokerage, warehousing, leasing, and factoring services, as well as Internet banking, mobile banking, and call center services. In addition, it engages in long term savings, insurance, and international banking businesses. The company operates through a network of approximately 1,148 branches, 7,911 ATMs, 26,131 correspondents, and 165,441 point of sale terminals. Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Santa Fe, Mexico.

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