PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE: PNC) is one of 344 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

81.4% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.6% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays out 36.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 34.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) $16.42 billion $3.90 billion 16.93
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors $5.42 billion $809.98 million 351.85

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 0 14 6 2 2.45
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 2105 8332 8416 324 2.36

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) presently has a consensus target price of $134.97, indicating a potential downside of 2.65%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 8.29%. Given PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 24.61% 9.29% 1.16%
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 18.88% 8.82% 0.93%

Risk & Volatility

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s peers have a beta of 0.82, suggesting that their average stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) beats its peers on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

About PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company has businesses engaged in retail banking, including residential mortgage, corporate and institutional banking and asset management. The Company operates through four segments: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Asset Management Group, and BlackRock. Retail Banking provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management and cash management products and services. Corporate & Institutional Banking provides lending, treasury management and capital markets-related products and services. Asset Management Group includes personal wealth management for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and institutional asset management. BlackRock, in which the Company holds an equity investment, is a publicly traded investment management firm providing investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients across the world.

Receive News & Ratings for PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (The) Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (The) and related companies with Analyst Ratings Network's FREE daily email newsletter.