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UBS Group (UBS) Competitors

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Should you be buying UBS Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of UBS Group include Bank of America (BAC), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Citigroup (C), The PNC Financial Services Group (PNC), U.S. Bancorp (USB), Mizuho Financial Group (MFG), Capital One Financial (COF), Truist Financial (TFC), Shinhan Financial Group (SHG), and Huntington Bancshares (HBAN). These companies are all part of the "national commercial banks" industry.

UBS Group vs.

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, community ranking, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Bank of America has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UBS Group has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Bank of America received 1330 more outperform votes than UBS Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.72% of users gave Bank of America an outperform vote while only 55.98% of users gave UBS Group an outperform vote.

Bank of AmericaOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
UBS GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Bank of America presently has a consensus target price of $40.41, indicating a potential downside of 2.83%. Given UBS Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Bank of America is more favorable than UBS Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bank of America
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
UBS Group
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Bank of America pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. UBS Group pays an annual dividend of $0.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Bank of America pays out 33.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. UBS Group pays out 2.5% 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.

UBS Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Bank of America. UBS Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bank of America, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bank of America$171.91B1.89$26.52B$2.8914.39
UBS Group$65.28B1.53$27.85B$9.183.40

UBS Group has a net margin of 39.78% compared to UBS Group's net margin of 13.94%. UBS Group's return on equity of 10.88% beat Bank of America's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bank of America13.94% 10.88% 0.89%
UBS Group 39.78%7.78%0.40%

70.7% of Bank of America shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Bank of America shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of UBS Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Bank of America had 25 more articles in the media than UBS Group. MarketBeat recorded 39 mentions for Bank of America and 14 mentions for UBS Group. UBS Group's average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Bank of America's score of 0.61 indicating that Bank of America is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Bank of America
15 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
11 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
UBS Group
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)


Bank of America beats UBS Group on 16 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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UBS vs. The Competition

MetricUBS GroupNational commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$100.17B$19.97B$10.30B$18.32B
Dividend Yield0.73%3.78%9.86%3.50%
P/E Ratio3.4010.3742.8423.18
Price / Sales1.531.96113.6115.27
Price / Cash10.109.1415.8120.16
Price / Book1.161.112.445.07
Net Income$27.85B$2.34B$1.01B$972.20M
7 Day Performance2.63%5.26%3.36%4.04%
1 Month Performance2.73%8.14%4.49%5.21%
1 Year Performance49.40%15.16%13.68%8.58%

UBS Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Bank of America
4.8038 of 5 stars
4.80 / 5 stars
+40.2%$323.92B$98.14B14.33213,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Wells Fargo & Company
4.6427 of 5 stars
4.64 / 5 stars
+29.4%$208.76B$115.34B12.50226,000Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Down
4.9599 of 5 stars
4.96 / 5 stars
+35.3%$126.94B$156.82B19.69239,000Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
News Coverage
The PNC Financial Services Group
4.8251 of 5 stars
4.83 / 5 stars
+29.9%$64.24B$31.88B13.5656,411Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
News Coverage
U.S. Bancorp
4.7458 of 5 stars
4.75 / 5 stars
+17.6%$62.20B$40.62B13.2075,465Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Mizuho Financial Group
3.3663 of 5 stars
3.37 / 5 stars
N/A+33.5%$54.37B$60.60B14.3051,212Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Capital One Financial
4.3363 of 5 stars
4.34 / 5 stars
+21.2%$52.10B$49.48B10.7351,987Positive News
Truist Financial
3.782 of 5 stars
3.78 / 5 stars
Shinhan Financial Group
3.9596 of 5 stars
3.96 / 5 stars
N/A+41.5%$18.95B$25.42B6.132,020Positive News
Huntington Bancshares
4.971 of 5 stars
4.97 / 5 stars
+19.4%$18.80B$10.84B11.6819,955Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:UBS) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by Staff

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