UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) is one of 207 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare UMB Financial Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for UMB Financial Corporation and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UMB Financial Corporation 1 4 1 0 2.00
UMB Financial Corporation Competitors 383 2921 2388 70 2.37

UMB Financial Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $75.50, indicating a potential upside of 0.90%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 0.88%. Given UMB Financial Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe UMB Financial Corporation is more favorable than its peers.

Risk & Volatility

UMB Financial Corporation has a beta of 0.89, suggesting that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UMB Financial Corporation’s peers have a beta of 0.74, suggesting that their average share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

UMB Financial Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. UMB Financial Corporation pays out 29.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 35.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. UMB Financial Corporation has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.5% of UMB Financial Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.1% of UMB Financial Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares UMB Financial Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UMB Financial Corporation 16.59% 8.81% 0.87%
UMB Financial Corporation Competitors 19.80% 8.39% 0.88%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares UMB Financial Corporation and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
UMB Financial Corporation $972.49 million N/A 21.56
UMB Financial Corporation Competitors N/A N/A 25.36

UMB Financial Corporation 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.

Summary

UMB Financial Corporation peers beat UMB Financial Corporation on 8 of the 14 factors compared.

UMB Financial Corporation Company Profile

UMB Financial Corporation is a diversified financial holding company. The Company supplies banking services, institutional investment management, asset servicing and payment solutions to its customers in the United States and around the globe. The Company’s segments include Bank, which provides a range of banking services to commercial, retail, government and correspondent bank customers through the Company’s branches, call center, Internet banking and automated teller machine network; Institutional Investment Management, which provides equity and fixed income investment strategies in the intermediary and institutional markets, and Asset Servicing, which provides services to the asset management industry, supporting a range of investment products, including mutual funds, alternative investments and managed accounts. The Company’s subsidiaries include Scout Investments, Inc. (Scout), an institutional asset-management company, and UMB Fund Services, Inc. (UMBFS).

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