Ally Financial (ALLY) Competitors

$39.76
+0.05 (+0.13%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

ALLY vs. EWBC, CFG, CBSH, NTRS, WAL, BPOP, WTFC, SSB, PB, and CADE

Should you be buying Ally Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ally Financial include East West Bancorp (EWBC), Citizens Financial Group (CFG), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Northern Trust (NTRS), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Popular (BPOP), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), SouthState (SSB), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), and Cadence Bank (CADE). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Ally Financial vs.

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) and Ally Financial (NYSE:ALLY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, media sentiment, community ranking, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

East West Bancorp currently has a consensus target price of $83.42, suggesting a potential upside of 10.78%. Ally Financial has a consensus target price of $38.47, suggesting a potential downside of 3.22%. Given Ally Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe East West Bancorp is more favorable than Ally Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
East West Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.91
Ally Financial
4 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17

89.5% of East West Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Ally Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of East West Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Ally Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

East West Bancorp has a net margin of 29.11% compared to East West Bancorp's net margin of 10.59%. Ally Financial's return on equity of 18.47% beat East West Bancorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
East West Bancorp29.11% 18.47% 1.78%
Ally Financial 10.59%8.35%0.48%

East West Bancorp has a beta of 1.39, suggesting that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ally Financial has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

East West Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Ally Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. East West Bancorp pays out 26.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ally Financial pays out 49.0% 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. East West Bancorp has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

East West Bancorp has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Ally Financial. East West Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ally Financial, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
East West Bancorp$2.56B4.20$1.16B$8.189.47
Ally Financial$8.21B1.48$1.02B$2.4516.27

In the previous week, Ally Financial had 20 more articles in the media than East West Bancorp. MarketBeat recorded 43 mentions for Ally Financial and 23 mentions for East West Bancorp. East West Bancorp's average media sentiment score of 0.65 beat Ally Financial's score of 0.55 indicating that Ally Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
East West Bancorp
7 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ally Financial
13 Very Positive mention(s)
11 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Ally Financial received 219 more outperform votes than East West Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.48% of users gave Ally Financial an outperform vote while only 64.43% of users gave East West Bancorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
East West BancorpOutperform Votes
529
64.43%
Underperform Votes
292
35.57%
Ally FinancialOutperform Votes
748
64.48%
Underperform Votes
412
35.52%

Summary

East West Bancorp beats Ally Financial on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ALLY vs. The Competition

MetricAlly FinancialState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.12B$2.21B$8.32B$17.33B
Dividend Yield3.02%4.28%10.48%3.56%
P/E Ratio16.2710.6857.8821.04
Price / Sales1.481.893,541.1810.58
Price / Cash5.248.3627.6217.62
Price / Book1.071.022.384.93
Net Income$1.02B$414.19M$991.47M$963.51M
7 Day Performance9.90%4.64%2.38%2.52%
1 Month Performance1.45%0.28%-1.05%-1.86%
1 Year Performance52.66%18.29%12.74%90.34%

Ally Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EWBC
East West Bancorp
3.2795 of 5 stars
$75.30
+1.1%
$83.42
+10.8%
+37.4%$10.48B$3.99B9.213,206Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
CFG
Citizens Financial Group
4.4151 of 5 stars
$34.98
+1.2%
$35.93
+2.7%
+21.5%$16.04B$12.19B12.6717,570Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.1111 of 5 stars
$55.10
+0.3%
$55.00
-0.2%
+1.0%$7.16B$1.95B15.374,728Dividend Announcement
NTRS
Northern Trust
3.0719 of 5 stars
$84.18
+0.8%
$84.92
+0.9%
-1.3%$17.17B$12.12B18.5823,100Analyst Revision
Positive News
Gap Down
WAL
Western Alliance Bancorporation
4.9371 of 5 stars
$59.81
+1.9%
$70.88
+18.5%
+47.4%$6.59B$2.13B8.723,260Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BPOP
Popular
4.9843 of 5 stars
$87.88
+3.1%
$91.63
+4.3%
+46.6%$6.35B$3.90B11.679,237Analyst Report
WTFC
Wintrust Financial
4.6855 of 5 stars
$99.88
+0.6%
$112.33
+12.5%
+41.9%$6.17B$3.33B10.335,521Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
SSB
SouthState
2.4462 of 5 stars
$79.84
+0.7%
$87.80
+10.0%
+16.0%$6.09B$2.23B12.365,070Upcoming Earnings
PB
Prosperity Bancshares
4.8112 of 5 stars
$62.70
+1.3%
$68.79
+9.7%
+3.4%$5.86B$1.60B13.843,850Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Positive News
CADE
Cadence Bank
3.3375 of 5 stars
$28.90
+4.2%
$30.75
+6.4%
+42.0%$5.28B$2.19B9.935,333Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:ALLY) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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