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First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA) Competitors

$1,781.25
+33.05 (+1.89%)
(As of 05/24/2024 04:00 PM ET)

FCNCA vs. CFG, ALLY, CBSH, WAL, PNC, TFC, FITB, MTB, HBAN, and RF

Should you be buying First Citizens BancShares stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of First Citizens BancShares include Citizens Financial Group (CFG), Ally Financial (ALLY), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), The PNC Financial Services Group (PNC), Truist Financial (TFC), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), M&T Bank (MTB), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), and Regions Financial (RF). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

First Citizens BancShares vs.

First Citizens BancShares (NASDAQ:FCNCA) and Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and media sentiment.

First Citizens BancShares currently has a consensus price target of $1,829.90, indicating a potential upside of 2.73%. Citizens Financial Group has a consensus price target of $37.73, indicating a potential upside of 6.74%. Given Citizens Financial Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Citizens Financial Group is more favorable than First Citizens BancShares.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
First Citizens BancShares
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.55
Citizens Financial Group
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.44

Citizens Financial Group received 342 more outperform votes than First Citizens BancShares when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.58% of users gave Citizens Financial Group an outperform vote while only 56.51% of users gave First Citizens BancShares an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
First Citizens BancSharesOutperform Votes
178
56.51%
Underperform Votes
137
43.49%
Citizens Financial GroupOutperform Votes
520
62.58%
Underperform Votes
311
37.42%

61.2% of First Citizens BancShares shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.9% of Citizens Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. 12.9% of First Citizens BancShares shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Citizens Financial Group shares 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.

First Citizens BancShares has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Citizens Financial Group. First Citizens BancShares is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Citizens Financial Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
First Citizens BancShares$12.09B2.14$11.47B$180.139.89
Citizens Financial Group$12.19B1.32$1.61B$2.7612.81

First Citizens BancShares has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Citizens Financial Group has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, First Citizens BancShares had 1 more articles in the media than Citizens Financial Group. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for First Citizens BancShares and 5 mentions for Citizens Financial Group. First Citizens BancShares' average media sentiment score of 1.77 beat Citizens Financial Group's score of 1.06 indicating that First Citizens BancShares is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
First Citizens BancShares
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Citizens Financial Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

First Citizens BancShares pays an annual dividend of $6.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Citizens Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. First Citizens BancShares pays out 3.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Citizens Financial Group pays out 60.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

First Citizens BancShares has a net margin of 18.22% compared to Citizens Financial Group's net margin of 11.52%. First Citizens BancShares' return on equity of 15.48% beat Citizens Financial Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
First Citizens BancShares18.22% 15.48% 1.44%
Citizens Financial Group 11.52%6.62%0.64%

Summary

First Citizens BancShares beats Citizens Financial Group on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding FCNCA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ 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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FCNCA vs. The Competition

MetricFirst Citizens BancSharesState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$25.88B$2.29B$9.01B$8.06B
Dividend Yield0.37%4.27%10.72%3.96%
P/E Ratio9.8911.7255.6514.02
Price / Sales2.141.893,541.5973.30
Price / Cash10.148.5627.8328.79
Price / Book1.271.022.444.40
Net Income$11.47B$406.73M$1.00B$213.46M
7 Day Performance0.22%-1.63%-1.00%-0.98%
1 Month Performance1.52%2.40%2.03%3.08%
1 Year Performance39.91%31.05%25.19%7.51%

First Citizens BancShares Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CFG
Citizens Financial Group
4.4685 of 5 stars
$35.35
+0.7%
$37.73
+6.7%
+30.9%$16.08B$12.19B12.8117,570Positive News
ALLY
Ally Financial
4.8584 of 5 stars
$38.80
+1.1%
$38.47
-0.8%
+45.8%$11.79B$8.21B15.8411,100
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.2377 of 5 stars
$55.06
+0.1%
$55.29
+0.4%
+13.3%$7.13B$1.95B15.364,728Positive News
WAL
Western Alliance Bancorporation
4.879 of 5 stars
$62.96
+0.7%
$72.47
+15.1%
+77.3%$6.93B$4.32B9.183,260
PNC
The PNC Financial Services Group
4.8899 of 5 stars
$154.26
+1.0%
$157.02
+1.8%
+29.9%$61.38B$31.88B12.9556,411Positive News
TFC
Truist Financial
4.8874 of 5 stars
$38.40
+0.4%
$43.17
+12.4%
+25.1%$51.38B$33.25B-29.0950,832
FITB
Fifth Third Bancorp
4.7103 of 5 stars
$37.25
+1.2%
$36.50
-2.0%
+47.5%$25.48B$12.64B11.8318,724Positive News
MTB
M&T Bank
4.8618 of 5 stars
$150.66
+0.8%
$158.48
+5.2%
+21.9%$25.14B$12.75B10.1922,223Dividend Increase
HBAN
Huntington Bancshares
4.9885 of 5 stars
$13.74
+1.2%
$15.17
+10.4%
+30.6%$19.91B$7.19B12.3819,955Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
Gap Up
RF
Regions Financial
4.8503 of 5 stars
$19.12
+1.1%
$20.34
+6.4%
+7.5%$17.51B$9.15B10.3920,101Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:FCNCA) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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