Ally Financial (NYSE: ALLY) and Orix Corp Ads (NYSE:IX) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and earnings.


This table compares Ally Financial and Orix Corp Ads’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ally Financial 13.83% 7.55% 0.63%
Orix Corp Ads 9.95% 10.83% 2.54%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Ally Financial and Orix Corp Ads, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ally Financial 1 3 12 0 2.69
Orix Corp Ads 0 0 0 1 4.00

Ally Financial presently has a consensus target price of $25.58, suggesting a potential upside of 15.81%. Given Ally Financial’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ally Financial is more favorable than Orix Corp Ads.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ally Financial and Orix Corp Ads’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ally Financial $5.95 billion 1.78 $940.41 million $1.96 11.27
Orix Corp Ads $26.19 billion 0.81 $6.23 billion $1.00 80.35

Orix Corp Ads has higher revenue and earnings than Ally Financial. Ally Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Orix Corp Ads, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Ally Financial has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orix Corp Ads has a beta of 1.43, meaning that its share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.9% of Orix Corp Ads shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Ally Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Orix Corp Ads shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Ally Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Orix Corp Ads pays an annual dividend of $2.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Ally Financial pays out 24.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Orix Corp Ads pays out 210.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.


Orix Corp Ads beats Ally Financial on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ally Financial Company Profile

Ally Financial Inc. is a digital financial services company. The Company is a bank and financial holding company. Its segments include Automotive Finance operations, Insurance operations, Mortgage Finance operations, Corporate Finance operations, and Corporate and Other. The Automotive Finance operations segment provides the United States-based automotive financing services to consumers and automotive dealers, and automotive and equipment financing services to companies and municipalities. The Insurance operations segment offers both consumer finance protection and insurance products sold through the automotive dealer channel, and commercial insurance products sold directly to dealers. The Mortgage Finance operations segment consists of the management of a held-for-investment consumer mortgage finance loan portfolio. The Corporate Finance operations segment provides senior secured leveraged cash flow and asset-based loans to mostly the United States-based middle market companies.

Orix Corp Ads Company Profile

ORIX Corporation (ORIX) is a financial services company. The Company operates through six segments: Corporate Financial Services, which consists of lending, leasing and fee business; Maintenance Leasing, which consists of automobile leasing and rentals, car sharing, and test and measurement instruments and information technology-related equipment rentals and leasing; Real Estate, which consists of real estate development and rental, facility operation, real estate investment trust (REIT) asset management, and real estate investment advisory services; Investment and Operation, which consists of environment and energy-related business, principal investment and loan servicing (asset recovery); Retail Segment, which consists of life insurance, banking and card loan business, and Overseas Business, which consists of leasing, lending, investment in bonds, investment banking, asset management and ship- and aircraft-related operations.

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