SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 (OTCMKTS:SUGBY) versus Banco de Chile (OTCMKTS:BCH) Critical Contrast

SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 (OTCMKTS:SUGBY) and Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Banco de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.79 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 does not pay a dividend. Banco de Chile pays out 46.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Banco de Chile has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.



Insider and Institutional Ownership

1.2% of Banco de Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 and Banco de Chile’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 $1.26 billion 0.75 -$874.31 million N/A N/A
Banco de Chile $3.61 billion 4.00 $870.29 million $1.70 16.84

Banco de Chile has higher revenue and earnings than SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10.

Risk and Volatility

SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 has a beta of 0.07, meaning that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco de Chile has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its share price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 and Banco de Chile’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 -69.19% -34.59% -2.57%
Banco de Chile 23.67% 17.06% 1.61%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 and Banco de Chile, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 0 0 0 0 N/A
Banco de Chile 0 2 1 0 2.33

Banco de Chile has a consensus price target of $52.50, suggesting a potential upside of 83.44%. Given Banco de Chile’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Banco de Chile is more favorable than SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10.

Summary

Banco de Chile beats SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10 on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SURUGA BANK ADR REP 10

Suruga Bank Ltd. engages in banking business and provides financial services. It operates through Banking and Others segments. The Banking segment provides deposits, loans, domestic and foreign exchange transactions, securities and investment trust, and credit card services. The Others segment offers loan, leasing, bank agency operations, credit card, and insurance services. The company was founded by Kitaro Okano on January 4, 1887 and is headquartered in Numazu, Japan.

About Banco de Chile

Banco de Chile, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services to customers in Chile. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Wholesale, Treasury and Money Market Operations, and Subsidiaries. It offers deposit products, such as checking accounts, current accounts, demand deposits, demand accounts, saving accounts, and time deposits; credit cards; installment loans; credit lines; and residential mortgage loans, as well as short and long term financing. The company also provides commercial loans, such as factoring and leasing; trade finance services; liquidity management services, debt instruments, foreign trade, and derivative contracts; capital market services; cash management and non-lending services that include payroll, payment, and collection services, as well as treasury, financial advisory, and risk management products. In addition, it offers financial services, such as securities brokerage, mutual funds management, investment banking, insurance brokerage, and securitization services. The company serves customers in individuals; small and medium enterprises; and wholesale customers. As of December 31, 2017, it operated through 399 branches comprising 253 branches under the Banco de Chile brand name, 41 branches under the Banco Edwards Citi brand name, and 105 branches under the Banco CrediChile brand name, as well as 1,464 automatic teller machines. Banco de Chile was founded in 1855 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.

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