GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR (OTCMKTS:GBOOY) and Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr (NYSE:BLX) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.
This table compares GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr||4.29%||6.80%||1.15%|
0.1% of GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.0% of Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.82 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr pays an annual dividend of $1.54 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr pays out 74.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR||$6.80 billion||2.68||$1.27 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr||$244.58 million||2.63||$81.99 million||$2.08||7.86|
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr||1||0||0||0||1.00|
Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr has a consensus price target of $28.00, indicating a potential upside of 70.94%. Given Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr is more favorable than GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR.
Volatility & Risk
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR beats Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR Company Profile
Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services in Mexico. It offers deposits, which include demand deposits, term deposits, money market accounts, and investment funds; and credit products comprising credit cards, car loans, payroll loans, and mortgages. The company also provides services for banking, brokerage, warehousing, leasing, and factoring services, as well as Internet banking, mobile banking, and call center services. In addition, it engages in long term savings, insurance, and international banking businesses. The company operates through a network of approximately 1,148 branches, 7,911 ATMs, 26,131 correspondents, and 165,441 point of sale terminals. Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Santa Fe, Mexico.
Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr Company Profile
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A., a multinational bank, primarily engages in the financing of foreign trade in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company operates through two segments, Commercial and Treasury. It offers short and medium-term bilateral, collateral-backed, short and medium term trade, and pre-export financing structured loans; and discounting of notes, cross-border leasing, pre- and post-export financing, import financing, letters of credit, bank guarantees, documentary collection, irrevocable reimbursement undertakings, bankers' acceptance, vendor finance, and ECA-backed financing services. The company also provides working capital financing solutions, including short and medium-term bilateral loans, collateral-backed bilateral loans, leases, and vendor finance; structured syndicated and clubbed loans, such as acquisition financing, pre-export financing, A/B loan financing with multilateral agencies, bridge loans, and liability management; and treasury solutions comprising term deposits and private placements. It primarily serves corporations, middle-market companies, and banking and financial institutions. The company was formerly known as Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones, S.A. and changed its name to Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. in June 2009. Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Panama City, the Republic of Panama.
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