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Northern Trust (NTRS) Competitors

$86.35
+0.86 (+1.01%)
(As of 12:44 PM ET)

NTRS vs. CFG, ALLY, EWBC, CBSH, BK, AMP, TROW, STT, ARCC, and BEN

Should you be buying Northern Trust stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Northern Trust include Citizens Financial Group (CFG), Ally Financial (ALLY), East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Bank of New York Mellon (BK), Ameriprise Financial (AMP), T. Rowe Price Group (TROW), State Street (STT), Ares Capital (ARCC), and Franklin Resources (BEN). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

Northern Trust vs.

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

Northern Trust has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Citizens Financial Group has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Citizens Financial Group has a net margin of 10.74% compared to Northern Trust's net margin of 10.53%. Northern Trust's return on equity of 12.24% beat Citizens Financial Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Northern Trust10.53% 12.24% 0.90%
Citizens Financial Group 10.74%6.21%0.61%

In the previous week, Citizens Financial Group had 22 more articles in the media than Northern Trust. MarketBeat recorded 45 mentions for Citizens Financial Group and 23 mentions for Northern Trust. Northern Trust's average media sentiment score of 1.45 beat Citizens Financial Group's score of 0.46 indicating that Northern Trust is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Northern Trust
19 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Citizens Financial Group
9 Very Positive mention(s)
5 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

83.2% of Northern Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.9% of Citizens Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Northern Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Citizens Financial Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Northern Trust$12.12B1.44$1.11B$4.5318.87
Citizens Financial Group$12.19B1.53$1.61B$2.7614.86

Northern Trust presently has a consensus price target of $86.75, suggesting a potential upside of 1.47%. Citizens Financial Group has a consensus price target of $41.13, suggesting a potential upside of 0.33%. Given Northern Trust's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Northern Trust is more favorable than Citizens Financial Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Northern Trust
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.09
Citizens Financial Group
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.47

Northern Trust pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Citizens Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Northern Trust pays out 66.2% 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. Citizens Financial Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Citizens Financial Group received 132 more outperform votes than Northern Trust when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.35% of users gave Citizens Financial Group an outperform vote while only 41.76% of users gave Northern Trust an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Northern TrustOutperform Votes
393
41.76%
Underperform Votes
548
58.24%
Citizens Financial GroupOutperform Votes
525
62.35%
Underperform Votes
317
37.65%

Summary

Citizens Financial Group beats Northern Trust on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NTRS 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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NTRS vs. The Competition

MetricNorthern TrustState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$17.49B$2.74B$9.34B$8.31B
Dividend Yield3.51%3.88%10.57%3.96%
P/E Ratio18.8713.3058.9217.85
Price / Sales1.442.303,475.08105.71
Price / Cash8.909.6828.5033.62
Price / Book1.491.152.594.63
Net Income$1.11B$406.17M$1.00B$213.97M
7 Day Performance-5.37%4.38%2.32%2.69%
1 Month Performance3.30%16.41%7.93%8.59%
1 Year Performance8.56%26.04%14.29%3.64%

Northern Trust Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CFG
Citizens Financial Group
4.0745 of 5 stars
4.07 / 5 stars
$40.93
+3.4%
$37.80
-7.6%
+32.0%$18.62B$12.19B14.8317,570Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
ALLY
Ally Financial
4.8405 of 5 stars
4.84 / 5 stars
$43.42
-2.3%
$41.89
-3.5%
+45.8%$13.20B$8.21B17.7211,100Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
EWBC
East West Bancorp
3.3903 of 5 stars
3.39 / 5 stars
$81.19
+0.4%
$83.31
+2.6%
+35.8%$11.30B$3.99B10.233,206Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.4028 of 5 stars
4.40 / 5 stars
$61.69
+0.7%
$56.71
-8.1%
+20.3%$7.99B$1.95B17.204,728Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Positive News
BK
Bank of New York Mellon
4.835 of 5 stars
4.84 / 5 stars
$64.09
-1.4%
$65.23
+1.8%
+39.3%$47.93B$33.81B14.8453,400Insider Selling
AMP
Ameriprise Financial
4.9813 of 5 stars
4.98 / 5 stars
$421.56
-1.7%
$462.89
+9.8%
+16.1%$41.87B$15.54B14.3513,500Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
High Trading Volume
TROW
T. Rowe Price Group
4.2469 of 5 stars
4.25 / 5 stars
$118.15
-2.2%
$113.10
-4.3%
-4.1%$26.38B$6.46B14.037,906Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
STT
State Street
4.9092 of 5 stars
4.91 / 5 stars
$85.34
+0.6%
$85.12
-0.3%
+20.2%$25.71B$18.37B15.9842,200Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
ARCC
Ares Capital
0.6239 of 5 stars
0.62 / 5 stars
$21.07
+0.2%
$21.50
+2.0%
+6.1%$12.95B$2.61B7.222,550Positive News
BEN
Franklin Resources
4.5917 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$23.82
-0.6%
$25.15
+5.6%
-19.9%$12.53B$7.85B13.619,200Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:NTRS) was last updated on 7/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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