Reviewing Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) & The Competition

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (NYSE: SMFG) is one of 330 public companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Dividends

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.11 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group pays out 10.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 36.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group $28.36 billion N/A 7.97
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Competitors N/A N/A 19.76

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 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 current ratings and recommmendations for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Competitors 2075 8232 8348 323 2.36

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 8.11%. Given Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 14.43% 6.95% 0.40%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Competitors 18.92% 8.83% 0.94%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.3% of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s peers have a beta of 0.78, meaning that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group peers beat Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared.

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Company Profile

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (the Bank) and its subsidiaries. The Company operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Leasing, Securities and Consumer Finance. The Company and its subsidiaries offer a range of financial services, including commercial banking, leasing, securities, consumer finance and other services. The Company offers commercial banking services to a range of customers, including corporations, mid-sized companies, small-sized companies, individuals, governments and governmental entities mainly through the Bank. The Bank has equity interest in Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company, Limited, which provides a range of leasing services, including equipment lease, operating lease, leveraged lease and aircraft operating lease. The Bank’s subsidiary, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., offers a range of financial products, and investment consultation and administrative services.

What are top analysts saying about Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc? - Enter your email address in the form below to receive our free daily email newsletter that contains the latest headlines and analysts' recommendations for for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc and related companies.

Comments

Leave a Reply


share news on Facebook
tweet this investment news
share on linkedin
share on StockTwits
share on Google Plus
share on reddit