DANSKE BK A/S/S (OTCMKTS:DNKEY) and MB Financial (NASDAQ:MBFI) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.
Risk & Volatility
DANSKE BK A/S/S has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MB Financial has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for DANSKE BK A/S/S and MB Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|DANSKE BK A/S/S||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares DANSKE BK A/S/S and MB Financial’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DANSKE BK A/S/S||$7.00 billion||1.76||$2.33 billion||N/A||N/A|
|MB Financial||$1.09 billion||3.28||$213.91 million||$2.70||15.70|
DANSKE BK A/S/S has higher revenue and earnings than MB Financial.
DANSKE BK A/S/S pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.0%. MB Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. MB Financial pays out 35.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MB Financial has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of DANSKE BK A/S/S shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.2% of MB Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of MB Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares DANSKE BK A/S/S and MB Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|DANSKE BK A/S/S||27.36%||7.27%||0.32%|
MB Financial beats DANSKE BK A/S/S on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About DANSKE BK A/S/S
Danske Bank A/S provides various banking products and services to small and medium-sized businesses and corporate, institutional, and personal customers. It operates through Banking DK, Banking Nordic, Corporates and Institutions, Wealth Management, Northern Ireland segments. The company offers daily banking, home financing, investment, and retirement planning solutions to retail customers; strategic advisory services to commercial customers; leasing solutions; and financing, financial market, general banking, investment, and corporate finance advisory services to corporate and institutional customers, as well as financial solutions and products in the areas of capital markets, fixed income, currencies, transaction banking, and investor services. It also provides wealth management, asset management, investment, pension savings, and insurance solutions; and online and mobile banking services. The company also provides mortgage finance, real-estate brokerage, foreign exchange, and equity services, as well as trades in fixed income products. It has operations in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. Danske Bank A/S was founded in 1871 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
About MB Financial
MB Financial, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A. that provides various financial services to small and middle market businesses, and individuals primarily in Chicago, Illinois metropolitan area. The company operates through three segments: Banking, Leasing, and Mortgage Banking. The Banking segment offers commercial banking products, including working capital loans and lines of credit; accounts receivable financing; inventory and equipment financing; industrial revenue bond financing; ESOP financing; business acquisition loans; owner occupied real estate loans; asset-based loans; and financial, performance, and commercial letters of credit. Its commercial banking products also comprise deposit and treasury management products and services, such as Internet banking products, investment sweep and zero balance accounts, automated tax payments, ATM access, telephone banking, lockboxes, automated clearing house transactions, account reconciliation, controlled disbursement, information reporting, wire transfers, vault services, remote deposit capture, and checking accounts; capital markets and international banking services; and credit, deposit, and treasury management services for real estate operators and investors. In addition, this segment offers loans to equipment lessors; retail banking services; cards and bank sponsorships; and wealth management solutions. The Leasing segment provides lease originations and related services. This segment's lease portfolio consists of computer systems, satellite equipment, and medical equipment, as well as general manufacturing, industrial, construction, and transportation equipment. The Mortgage Banking segment originates and services residential mortgage loans for sale to investors. The company offers its products and services through 86 banking offices in the Chicago metropolitan area; and 119 ATMs. MB Financial, Inc. was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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