Grupo Financiero Galicia (NASDAQ: GGAL) is one of 62 public companies in the “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Grupo Financiero Galicia to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Grupo Financiero Galicia and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia||1||1||2||0||2.25|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia Competitors||467||1472||1446||68||2.32|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
36.2% of Grupo Financiero Galicia shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.5% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.9% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Grupo Financiero Galicia and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia||$2.49 billion||$407.41 million||21.17|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia Competitors||$13.63 billion||$2.15 billion||10.50|
Grupo Financiero Galicia’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Grupo Financiero Galicia. Grupo Financiero Galicia is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Grupo Financiero Galicia pays an annual dividend of $0.11 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Grupo Financiero Galicia pays out 3.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.5% and pay out 35.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
Grupo Financiero Galicia has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grupo Financiero Galicia’s rivals have a beta of 0.92, indicating that their average share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Grupo Financiero Galicia and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Grupo Financiero Galicia Competitors||18.73%||12.20%||1.05%|
Grupo Financiero Galicia rivals beat Grupo Financiero Galicia on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Grupo Financiero Galicia Company Profile
Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (Grupo Financiero Galicia) is a financial services holding company. The Company’s segments include Banking, Regional Credit Cards, CFA, Insurance and Other Grupo Galicia Businesses. Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. (Banco Galicia) is a subsidiary of the Company. Its banking business segment represents Banco Galicia consolidated line by line with Banco Galicia Uruguay S.A. (Galicia Uruguay). It operates the regional credit cards segment through Tarjetas Regionales S.A. and its subsidiaries. Its CFA business segment extends unsecured personal loans to low and middle-income segments of the Argentine population. The Company operates the insurance segment through Sudamericana Holding S.A. and its subsidiaries. Its Other Grupo Galicia Businesses segment includes the results of Galicia Warrants S.A., Galicia Administradora de Fondos S.A. Sociedad Gerente de Fondos Comunes de Inversion and Net Investment S.A.
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