PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE: PNC) is one of 331 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 0 14 6 2 2.45
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 2078 8243 8354 323 2.36

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) presently has a consensus price target of $134.92, indicating a potential downside of 1.64%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.79%. Given PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 24.61% 9.29% 1.16%
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 18.90% 8.84% 0.94%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) $15.56 billion N/A 16.75
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors N/A N/A 19.44

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.8% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays out 36.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.1% and pay out 36.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) beats its rivals on 11 of the 14 factors compared.

About PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company has businesses engaged in retail banking, including residential mortgage, corporate and institutional banking and asset management. The Company operates through four segments: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Asset Management Group, and BlackRock. Retail Banking provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management and cash management products and services. Corporate & Institutional Banking provides lending, treasury management and capital markets-related products and services. Asset Management Group includes personal wealth management for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and institutional asset management. BlackRock, in which the Company holds an equity investment, is a publicly traded investment management firm providing investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients across the world.

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