Bank of Montreal Company Profile (NYSE:BMO)

About Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)

Bank of Montreal logoBank of Montreal (the Bank) is a financial services provider. The Bank provides a range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services. The Bank conducts its business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking (P&C), Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets. The P&C business includes two retail and business banking operating segments, such as Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking (Canadian P&C), and the United States Personal and Commercial Banking (U.S. P&C). The Bank's Wealth Management business serves a range of client segments, from mainstream to ultra-high net worth and institutional, with an offering of wealth management products and services, including insurance. BMO Capital Markets is a North American-based financial services provider offering a range of products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients. The Bank has over 1,500 bank branches in Canada and the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Money Center Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BMO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 649,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $71.13
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $72.43
  • 52 Week Range: $60.93 - $78.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.62
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.97
  • P/E Growth: 3.65
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.13 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.91
  • Book Value: $43.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.55
  • Annual Dividend: $2.62
  • Dividend Yield: 3.6%
  • Net Margins: 17.99%
  • Return on Equity: 13.38%
  • Return on Assets: 0.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 1.08%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.08%
  • Average Volume: 510,600 shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • Short Ratio: 5.16

Frequently Asked Questions for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)

What is Bank of Montreal's stock symbol?

Bank of Montreal trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BMO."

How often does Bank of Montreal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bank of Montreal?

Bank of Montreal declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.6616 per share on Monday, August 28th. This represents a $2.65 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 28th. View Bank of Montreal's Dividend History.

How were Bank of Montreal's earnings last quarter?

Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 24th. The company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $5.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.26 billion. Bank of Montreal had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 17.99%. Bank of Montreal's revenue for the quarter was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.73 earnings per share. View Bank of Montreal's Earnings History.

Where is Bank of Montreal's stock going? Where will Bank of Montreal's stock price be in 2017?

14 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Bank of Montreal's stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Bank of Montreal's stock price to reach $88.86 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Bank of Montreal.

Who are some of Bank of Montreal's key competitors?

Who owns Bank of Montreal stock?

Bank of Montreal's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include CIBC World Markets Inc. (0.00%), TD Asset Management Inc. (3.81%), Bank of Nova Scotia (2.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.13%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.07%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.82%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bank of Montreal.

Who sold Bank of Montreal stock? Who is selling Bank of Montreal stock?

Bank of Montreal's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TD Asset Management Inc., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., AGF Investments Inc., Credit Agricole S A, APG Asset Management N.V., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Schroder Investment Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bank of Montreal.

Who bought Bank of Montreal stock? Who is buying Bank of Montreal stock?

Bank of Montreal's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Greystone Managed Investments Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Karp Capital Management Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bank of Montreal.

How do I buy Bank of Montreal stock?

Shares of Bank of Montreal can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Bank of Montreal stock cost?

One share of Bank of Montreal stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.79.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 10 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $88.86 (31.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform -> Sector Perform$108.00MediumView Rating Details
5/23/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightMediumView Rating Details
5/18/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeNeutral -> BuyLowView Rating Details
3/1/2017ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform -> In-LineN/AView Rating Details
12/7/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
11/1/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/5/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$91.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$86.00 -> $89.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$84.00 -> $88.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingHold$84.00 -> $86.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016CIBCReiterated RatingSector PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Rafferty Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/18/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$80.00 -> $78.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Earnings by Quarter for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/24/20174/30/2017$1.40$1.45$5.26 billion$5.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/20171/31/2017$1.44$1.71$5.38 billion$5.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2016Q416$1.85$2.10$5.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2016Q316$1.83$1.94$3.88 billion$5.63 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2016Q216$1.76$1.73$3.53 billion$3.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q116$1.72$1.75$4.92 billion$5.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2015Q415$1.32$1.44$3.60 billion$3.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2015Q315$1.35$1.50$4.65 billion$4.83 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2015Q215$1.36$1.37$4.54 billion$4.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q115$1.46$1.22$4.46 billion$5.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2014Q414$1.49$1.43$4.33 billion$4.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2014Q314$1.51$1.57$4.26 billion$4.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/28/2014Q214$1.38$1.50$3.70 billion$3.72 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q114$1.37$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/3/2013Q4$1.58$1.64$4.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2013Q313$0.22$1.60$4.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2013Q213$1.50$1.46$3.97 billion$3.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q113$1.46$1.53$3.97 billion$4.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/20120.00$1.65$4.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2012Q312$1.38$1.49$3.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2012$1.35$1.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$1.37$1.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/6/2011$1.31$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2011$1.24$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011$1.31$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2011$1.29$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.64
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.18
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$1.30$1.43$1.37
Q2 20176$1.27$1.43$1.36
Q3 20176$1.37$1.54$1.44
Q4 20176$1.40$1.53$1.46
Q1 20183$1.41$1.45$1.43
Q2 20182$1.50$1.55$1.53
Q3 20181$1.61$1.61$1.61
Q4 20181$1.61$1.61$1.61
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Next Dividend:8/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.62
Dividend Yield:3.86%
Dividend Growth:-4.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.19% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
42.39% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
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Headline Trends for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Latest Headlines for Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
DateHeadline logoCanadian Dividend All-Stars Expected To Announce Dividend Increases - Week Of May 29-June 2, 2017 - May 28 at 4:05 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Upgraded at Barclays PLC - May 27 at 10:38 PM logoBank of Montreal to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.44 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts (BMO) - May 26 at 9:45 AM logoCormark Research Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Bank of Montreal (BMO) - May 26 at 9:12 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Bank of Montreal (BMO) to Sell - May 25 at 6:11 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) PT Lowered to $108.00 at Royal Bank of Canada - May 25 at 12:35 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS - May 25 at 9:48 AM logoBank of Montreal Announces Subordinated Note Issue - May 24 at 11:03 PM logoBank of Montreal Braces for Loan Losses - May 24 at 11:03 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.66 - May 24 at 6:28 PM logoAt the open: TSX edges lower as BMO slides - The Globe and Mail - May 24 at 6:02 PM logoThe close: TSX falls as BMO earnings weigh on banks - The Globe and Mail - May 24 at 6:02 PM logoBMO kicks off bank results with profit boost, dividend hike - The Globe and Mail - May 24 at 6:01 PM logoBank of Montreal Reports Slower-Than-Expected U.S. Business Activity - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower ahead of Bank of Canada; Bank of Montreal falls - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoBank of Montreal lifts second-quarter earnings by 11 percent - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoBank of Montreal posts 2Q profit - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoBMO Financial Group Increases Common Share Dividend - May 24 at 1:00 PM logo[$$] BMO Reports Slower-Than-Expected U.S. Business Activity - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoBank of Montreal hit by profit decline in United States - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoBMO Financial Group Reports Net Income of $1.25 Billion for Second Quarter of 2017 - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoStocks to Watch: Lowe's, Tiffany, Fidelity & Guaranty - May 24 at 1:00 PM logoNational Bank Financial Comments on Bank of Montreal's Q2 2017 Earnings (BMO) - May 22 at 7:18 AM logoWhy Bank of Montreal Is on My Watchlist - The Motley Fool Canada - May 20 at 4:02 PM logoBMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Saskatoon Through National Program - May 19 at 9:07 AM logoCormark Weighs in on Bank of Montreal's FY2017 Earnings (BMO) - May 18 at 10:58 AM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Stock Rating Upgraded by Citigroup Inc - May 18 at 7:42 AM logoCormark Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Bank of Montreal (BMO) - May 17 at 8:08 AM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 15 at 4:28 PM logoBMO Harris opens commercial banking office in Arena District - May 15 at 4:07 PM logoMoody's cuts Canada's banks, warns of fat consumer debt, frothy home prices - May 11 at 4:32 PM logoMoody's cuts credit ratings of six Canadian banks - May 11 at 4:32 PM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Seeks to Grab Larger Portion of Fees - May 11 at 4:32 PM logoLoonie, Bank Bonds Drop as Moody's Downgrades Canada Lenders - May 11 at 4:32 PM logoBMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Halifax Through National Program - May 10 at 8:45 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Bank of Montreal (BMO) to Sell - May 9 at 4:38 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 8 at 1:48 PM logoBMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Vancouver's Outstanding Women Through National Program - May 8 at 10:27 AM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.43 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts - May 5 at 9:54 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Bank of Montreal (BMO) Will Post Earnings of $1.44 Per Share - May 4 at 11:23 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Bank of Montreal (BMO) to Hold - May 2 at 6:24 PM logoBMO Investments Inc. Reduces Fees and Makes Other Changes to Mutual Fund Lineup - May 2 at 5:41 PM logoBMO Presents 16th Annual Walk so Kids Can Talk for Kids Help Phone - May 2 at 5:41 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows - May 2 at 12:48 PM logoBank of Montreal (BMO) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20 - April 29 at 5:26 PM logoBank of Montreal : BMO-US: Dividend Analysis : May 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 4:56 PM logoBank of Montreal Receives Regulatory Approvals for Normal Course Issuer Bid - Yahoo Finance - April 27 at 10:21 AM logoBMO Global's Bell on Nafta, Trump's Tax Plan - April 27 at 10:21 AM logoBMO Global's Bell Says European Economy Is Looking Better - April 27 at 10:21 AM logoBMO Financial Group Launches New Suite of Commercial Mastercard Offerings - April 27 at 10:21 AM



Bank of Montreal (BMO) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

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