Financial Survey: Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (OTCMKTS: ANZBY) and Nordea Bank Abp (OTCMKTS: NRDBY)


Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (OTCMKTS:ANZBY – Get Rating) and Nordea Bank Abp (OTCMKTS:NRDBY – Get Rating) are both large cap financial companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and Nordea Bank Abp.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Australian and New Zealand banking group $17.19 billion 2.48 $4.18 billion N / A N / A
Nordea Bank Abp $11.62 billion 2.89 $4.30 billion $0.96 9.22

Nordea Bank Abp has lower revenues but higher profits than the Australian and New Zealand banking group.

Dividends

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group pays an annual dividend of $1.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.7%. Nordea Bank Abp pays an annual dividend of $0.47 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Nordea Bank Abp distributes 49.0% of its profits as a dividend.

Institutional and insider ownership

0.0% of shares in the Australian and New Zealand banking group are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of shares in the Australian and New Zealand banking group are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and Nordea Bank Abp.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Australian and New Zealand banking group N / A N / A N / A
Nordea Bank Abp 34.47% 11.50% 0.66%

Risk and Volatility

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group has a beta of 1.15, suggesting its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Nordea Bank Abp has a beta of 1.05, suggesting that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings from the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group and Nordea Bank Abp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Australian and New Zealand banking group 0 2 2 0 2.50
Nordea Bank Abp 0 4 5 0 2.56

Nordea Bank Abp has a consensus target price of $45.67, suggesting a potential upside of 416.01%. Given Nordea Bank Abp’s higher consensus rating and higher likely upside potential, analysts clearly believe Nordea Bank Abp is more favorable than the Australia and New Zealand banking group.

Summary

Nordea Bank Abp beats Australia and New Zealand Banking Group on 8 out of 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (Get a rating)

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited provides a variety of banking and financial products and services in Australia and overseas. Its Australia Retail and Commercial division offers various products and services to consumer customers through the network of branches, mortgage specialists, contact centres, self-service channels and third-party brokers, as well as planning services financial. It also provides asset financing to medium to large commercial clients, agribusiness clients, small business owners, high net worth individuals and family groups. The Company’s Institutional Division offers documentary trading, supply chain and commodity finance, cash management solutions, deposits, payments and clearing services; loan syndication, loan structuring and execution, project and export financing, debt structuring and acquisition financing, business advisory services, and loan products; and risk management services. It serves governments and global institutional and commercial clients. The company’s New Zealand division provides banking and wealth management services to individuals, private banks and small businesses through its internet and app-based digital solutions, branch network, mortgage specialists, relationship managers and contact centers; and traditional relationship banking and finance solutions for medium and large enterprises, agricultural business segments, and government and government-related entities. Its Pacific division offers retail products and traditional relationship banking and finance solutions. This division serves retail clients, small and medium enterprises, institutional clients and governments. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Cashrewards Limited to launch Cashrewards MaxTM for consumer credit and debit cardholders in Australia and New Zealand. The company was founded in 1835 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.

About Nordea Bank Abp (Get a rating)

Nordea Bank Abp offers banking products and services in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and internationally. It operates through Personal Banking, Business Banking, Corporates and Institutions, and Asset and Wealth Management segments. The Personal Banking segment provides various financial services to residential customers through internet and mobile banking, telephone, online meetings and branches. The Business Banking segment offers payment, cash management, cards, working capital management and financing solutions to businesses and individuals. The Corporate and Institutional segment provides financing, cash and payment management, investment and securities banking, and capital market products to corporate and institutional customers. The Asset and Wealth Management segment provides investment, savings and risk management solutions to high net worth individuals and institutional investors. This segment also offers life and retirement products and services. The company was founded in 1820 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.



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