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Virgin Money UK (VMUK) Competitors

GBX 213.20
+1.00 (+0.47%)
(As of 05/22/2024 09:20 PM ET)

VMUK vs. BGEO, BOCH, TBCG, NBS, CBG, AIBG, ABDN, RCP, STJ, and IGG

Should you be buying Virgin Money UK stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Virgin Money UK include Bank of Georgia Group (BGEO), Bank of Cyprus Holdings Public (BOCH), TBC Bank Group (TBCG), Nationwide Building Society (NBS), Close Brothers Group (CBG), AIB Group (AIBG), abrdn (ABDN), RIT Capital Partners (RCP), St. James's Place (STJ), and IG Group (IGG). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

Virgin Money UK vs.

Bank of Georgia Group (LON:BGEO) and Virgin Money UK (LON:VMUK) are both financial services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, media sentiment, risk and valuation.

In the previous week, Bank of Georgia Group had 2 more articles in the media than Virgin Money UK. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Bank of Georgia Group and 0 mentions for Virgin Money UK. Virgin Money UK's average media sentiment score of 0.39 beat Bank of Georgia Group's score of 0.00 indicating that Bank of Georgia Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Bank of Georgia Group Neutral
Virgin Money UK Neutral

Bank of Georgia Group has higher revenue and earnings than Virgin Money UK. Bank of Georgia Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Virgin Money UK, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bank of Georgia Group£2.42B0.75£1.39B£8.97449.28
Virgin Money UK£1.52B1.82£192M£0.181,184.44

Bank of Georgia Group presently has a consensus price target of GBX 5,900, suggesting a potential upside of 46.40%. Virgin Money UK has a consensus price target of GBX 191.67, suggesting a potential downside of 10.10%. Given Virgin Money UK's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Bank of Georgia Group is more favorable than Virgin Money UK.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank of Georgia Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Virgin Money UK
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Bank of Georgia Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 240 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.0%. Virgin Money UK pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Bank of Georgia Group pays out 2,675.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Virgin Money UK pays out 2,777.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Bank of Georgia Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Bank of Georgia Group has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Virgin Money UK has a beta of 1.91, indicating that its share price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Bank of Georgia Group received 269 more outperform votes than Virgin Money UK when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 73.94% of users gave Bank of Georgia Group an outperform vote while only 61.07% of users gave Virgin Money UK an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Bank of Georgia GroupOutperform Votes
349
73.94%
Underperform Votes
123
26.06%
Virgin Money UKOutperform Votes
80
61.07%
Underperform Votes
51
38.93%

Bank of Georgia Group has a net margin of 57.38% compared to Bank of Georgia Group's net margin of 12.65%. Virgin Money UK's return on equity of 30.15% beat Bank of Georgia Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank of Georgia Group57.38% 30.15% 4.61%
Virgin Money UK 12.65%4.12%0.27%

51.8% of Bank of Georgia Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.3% of Virgin Money UK shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.5% of Bank of Georgia Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Virgin Money UK shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Bank of Georgia Group beats Virgin Money UK on 16 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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VMUK vs. The Competition

MetricVirgin Money UKBanks IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£2.77B£5.09B£2.95B£1.42B
Dividend Yield2.46%4.41%4.61%11.83%
P/E Ratio1,184.4444.13465.801,696.60
Price / Sales1.8237.592,359.21289,483.02
Price / Cash1.214.1646.6932.84
Price / Book0.570.801.532.72
Net Income£192M£1.69B£376.26M£165.43M
7 Day Performance-0.56%0.24%0.58%3.38%
1 Month Performance-0.60%1.65%2.40%6.27%
1 Year Performance34.21%38.33%16.76%12.83%

Virgin Money UK Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BGEO
Bank of Georgia Group
3.7351 of 5 stars
GBX 4,720
-5.0%
GBX 5,900
+25.0%
+24.2%£2.14B£2.42B525.039,398Positive News
BOCH
Bank of Cyprus Holdings Public
0 of 5 stars
GBX 363
+2.3%
N/A+72.3%£1.62B£1.02B9,075.002,830News Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
TBCG
TBC Bank Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2,950
-3.4%
N/A+12.3%£1.60B£2.20B483.6110,267High Trading Volume
NBS
Nationwide Building Society
0 of 5 stars
£133
flat
N/AN/A£1.30B£4.94B81.8518,099News Coverage
Positive News
CBG
Close Brothers Group
2.7554 of 5 stars
GBX 486
-2.8%
GBX 577.80
+18.9%
-50.1%£731.38M£925M511.584,000Analyst Forecast
Positive News
AIBG
AIB Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 428.50
+0.8%
N/A+27.4%£10.37B£4.52B659.2310,551High Trading Volume
ABDN
abrdn
0 of 5 stars
GBX 156.60
+0.9%
N/A-28.2%£2.79B£1.47B-777.254,719
RCP
RIT Capital Partners
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,930
-1.0%
N/A-1.9%£2.84B£-163,600,000.00-1,312.9362News Coverage
STJ
St. James's Place
3.77 of 5 stars
GBX 496.80
+2.4%
GBX 646.75
+30.2%
-59.7%£2.73B£19.01B-24,840.002,298Gap Up
IGG
IG Group
1.157 of 5 stars
GBX 779.50
-0.3%
GBX 920.67
+18.1%
+12.3%£2.91B£954.70M1,053.382,754News Coverage

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This page (LON:VMUK) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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