S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Green Dot Stock Competitors

-0.20 (-0.60%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
592,266 shs
Average Volume
367,790 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield


Should you be buying Green Dot stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Green Dot include American Express (AXP), Capital One Financial (COF), Discover Financial Services (DFS), Credit Acceptance (CACC), SLM (SLM), Nelnet (NNI), PRA Group (PRAA), Encore Capital Group (ECPG), World Acceptance (WRLD), and Regional Management (RM). These companies are all part of the "consumer finance" industry.

Green Dot vs.

Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) and Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Green Dot. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Green Dot, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Capital One Financial$31.64 billion1.97$2.71 billion$26.785.47
Green Dot$1.25 billion1.44$23.13 million$0.5955.95

Capital One Financial has a net margin of 39.92% compared to Green Dot's net margin of 2.45%. Capital One Financial's return on equity of 19.85% beat Green Dot's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Capital One Financial 39.92% 19.85% 2.92%
Green Dot 2.45% 7.70% 1.81%

In the previous week, Capital One Financial had 1 more articles in the media than Green Dot. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Capital One Financial and 7 mentions for Green Dot. Green Dot's average media sentiment score of 0.05 beat Capital One Financial's score of 0.02 indicating that Green Dot is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Capital One Financial
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Green Dot
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its share price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Green Dot has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Capital One Financial received 529 more outperform votes than Green Dot when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 70.39% of users gave Capital One Financial an outperform vote while only 61.61% of users gave Green Dot an outperform vote.

Capital One FinancialOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Green DotOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

89.2% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.7% of Green Dot shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Green Dot shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Capital One Financial currently has a consensus target price of $185.99, suggesting a potential upside of 26.94%. Green Dot has a consensus target price of $58.20, suggesting a potential upside of 76.31%. Given Green Dot's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Green Dot is more favorable than Capital One Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Capital One Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Green Dot
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)


Capital One Financial beats Green Dot on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding GDOT 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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Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) vs. Its Competitors

TypeGreen DotNondepository credit institutions IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.81B$9.69B$6.61B$14.86B
Dividend YieldN/A3.11%2.14%3.54%
P/E Ratio55.959.6911.6821.45
Price / Sales1.445.821,375.5122.40
Price / Cash11.4843.9729.9183.01
Price / Book1.778.6210.1911.40
Net Income$23.13M$492.50M$88.93M$426.90M
7 Day Performance-4.68%-5.17%-7.00%-5.48%
1 Month Performance-6.75%3,959.67%-10.53%-4.45%
1 Year Performance-39.41%4,707.68%-3.43%8.81%

Green Dot Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
American Express
2.8327 of 5 stars
+24.6%$122.95B$36.09B16.5964,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Capital One Financial
3.1364 of 5 stars
+35.0%$62.36B$31.64B5.4751,985Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
Discover Financial Services
3.4905 of 5 stars
+21.4%$33.54B$12.95B6.8517,600Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Credit Acceptance
1.8698 of 5 stars
+58.1%$7.95B$1.67B10.082,033Positive News
2.7264 of 5 stars
+27.4%$5.05B$2.35B4.831,600Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
2.3831 of 5 stars
+26.1%$3.36B$1.73B6.836,199Short Interest ↓
PRA Group
2.2231 of 5 stars
Encore Capital Group
1.7698 of 5 stars
+94.9%$1.88B$1.50B6.517,725Insider Selling
World Acceptance
1.7298 of 5 stars
+74.5%$1.40B$525.53M15.343,175Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Regional Management
2.2498 of 5 stars
1.8298 of 5 stars
Nicholas Financial
2.0081 of 5 stars
N/A+21.6%$141.80M$56.02M9.63260News Coverage
High Trading Volume
This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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