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Bank of Montreal (BMO) Competitors

$83.59
-0.88 (-1.04%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)

BMO vs. RY, MUFG, HDB, TD, IBN, SMFG, SAN, BBVA, ING, and CM

Should you be buying Bank of Montreal stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Bank of Montreal include Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), HDFC Bank (HDB), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), ICICI Bank (IBN), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), Banco Santander (SAN), Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), ING Groep (ING), and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM). These companies are all part of the "commercial banks, not elsewhere classified" industry.

Bank of Montreal vs.

Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) and Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, media sentiment, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Royal Bank of Canada has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank of Montreal has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Royal Bank of Canada received 164 more outperform votes than Bank of Montreal when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 57.07% of users gave Bank of Montreal an outperform vote while only 55.74% of users gave Royal Bank of Canada an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Royal Bank of CanadaOutperform Votes
709
55.74%
Underperform Votes
563
44.26%
Bank of MontrealOutperform Votes
545
57.07%
Underperform Votes
410
42.93%

In the previous week, Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Canada both had 6 articles in the media. Royal Bank of Canada's average media sentiment score of 1.63 beat Bank of Montreal's score of 1.38 indicating that Bank of Montreal is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Royal Bank of Canada
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Bank of Montreal
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

45.3% of Royal Bank of Canada shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.8% of Bank of Montreal shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Bank of Montreal 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.

Royal Bank of Canada has a net margin of 12.12% compared to Royal Bank of Canada's net margin of 8.25%. Bank of Montreal's return on equity of 14.87% beat Royal Bank of Canada's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Royal Bank of Canada12.12% 14.87% 0.81%
Bank of Montreal 8.25%11.60%0.62%

Royal Bank of Canada pays an annual dividend of $4.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Bank of Montreal pays an annual dividend of $4.47 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Royal Bank of Canada pays out 50.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bank of Montreal pays out 74.3% 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. Royal Bank of Canada has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years.

Royal Bank of Canada currently has a consensus target price of $133.25, indicating a potential upside of 28.20%. Bank of Montreal has a consensus target price of $127.50, indicating a potential upside of 52.53%. Given Royal Bank of Canada's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Bank of Montreal is more favorable than Royal Bank of Canada.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Royal Bank of Canada
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86
Bank of Montreal
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Royal Bank of Canada has higher revenue and earnings than Bank of Montreal. Royal Bank of Canada is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bank of Montreal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Royal Bank of Canada$87.48B1.68$11.02B$8.0612.90
Bank of Montreal$50.48B1.21$3.24B$6.0213.89

Summary

Royal Bank of Canada beats Bank of Montreal on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricBank of MontrealCommercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$60.96B$32.79B$9.51B$17.55B
Dividend Yield5.29%4.66%10.13%3.58%
P/E Ratio13.898.4442.3024.22
Price / Sales1.211.45223.9815.24
Price / Cash7.638.6528.1419.58
Price / Book1.161.052.284.80
Net Income$3.24B$3.17B$1.01B$978.08M
7 Day Performance-1.61%-1.73%-0.83%0.65%
1 Month Performance-11.48%-4.53%-1.32%-4.13%
1 Year Performance-7.38%19.30%11.58%6.67%

Bank of Montreal Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RY
Royal Bank of Canada
4.9915 of 5 stars
$106.23
-0.2%
$133.25
+25.4%
+9.1%$150.32B$87.48B13.1891,398Short Interest ↓
Positive News
MUFG
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
1.6635 of 5 stars
$10.51
+1.1%
N/A+42.7%$129.67B$82.36B12.08121,800Positive News
HDB
HDFC Bank
1.5477 of 5 stars
$59.08
0.0%
N/A-6.1%$109.90B$2.01T18.12173,222Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
TD
Toronto-Dominion Bank
4.3731 of 5 stars
$55.21
-0.7%
$88.00
+59.4%
-11.1%$97.15B$75.05B12.55103,257Short Interest ↓
IBN
ICICI Bank
0.7408 of 5 stars
$26.68
flat
N/A+14.8%$93.79B$20.04B19.19157,799Stock Split
Short Interest ↑
SMFG
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
1.4856 of 5 stars
$13.16
+0.8%
N/A+51.0%$86.03B$4.43T13.16106,000Positive News
SAN
Banco Santander
3.6242 of 5 stars
$5.03
-0.8%
N/A+32.6%$79.60B$62.14B6.99212,764Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
BBVA
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
3.3132 of 5 stars
$10.51
-1.1%
N/A+30.1%$62.67B$31.97B7.15121,486Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
ING
ING Groep
3.0759 of 5 stars
$17.44
-1.4%
N/A+22.8%$60.99B$24.43B7.7146,000Short Interest ↑
Positive News
CM
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
4.5803 of 5 stars
$48.77
-0.4%
$67.00
+37.4%
+8.3%$45.99B$41.16B10.0348,074Short Interest ↑
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:BMO) was last updated on 6/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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