Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS) and PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH (OTCMKTS:PBNK) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Northern Trust and PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Northern Trust||$5.72 billion||3.52||$1.20 billion||$4.83||18.83|
|PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH||$17.86 million||3.29||$2.96 million||N/A||N/A|
Northern Trust has higher revenue and earnings than PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH.
Northern Trust pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH does not pay a dividend. Northern Trust pays out 45.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Northern Trust has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
This table compares Northern Trust and PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH||21.76%||13.48%||1.31%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
79.1% of Northern Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 6.3% of PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Northern Trust shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Northern Trust has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH has a beta of 0.27, indicating that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Northern Trust and PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Northern Trust presently has a consensus price target of $117.56, indicating a potential upside of 29.27%. Given Northern Trust’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Northern Trust is more favorable than PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH.
Northern Trust beats PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH on 14 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation, a financial holding company, provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary, and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families, and individuals worldwide. It operates through Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) and Wealth Management segments. The C&IS segment offers asset servicing and related services, including global custody, fund administration, investment operations outsourcing, investment management, investment risk and analytical services, employee benefit services, securities lending, foreign exchange, treasury management, brokerage services, transition management services, banking, and cash management services. This segment provides services to corporate and public retirement funds, foundations, endowments, fund managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers trust, investment management, custody, and philanthropic services; financial consulting; guardianship and estate administration; family business consulting; family financial education; brokerage services; and private and business banking. This segment serves high-net-worth individuals and families, business owners, executives, professionals, retirees, and established privately-held businesses. The company also provides asset management services, such as active, passive, and engineered equity; active and passive fixed income; cash management; alternative asset classes comprising private equity and hedge funds of funds; and multi-manager advisory services and products through separately managed accounts, bank common and collective funds, registered investment companies, exchange traded funds, non-U.S. collective investment funds, and unregistered private investment funds. In addition, it offers overlay services and other risk management services. Northern Trust Corporation was founded in 1889 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
About PINNACLE BK GIL/SH SH
Pinnacle Bank provides various banking products and services for individuals and businesses in the counties of Santa Clara, San Benito, and Monterey. It offers checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificate of deposit account registry services; and certificates of deposit. The company also provides loans and lines of credit, home equity lines of credit, home construction loans, letters of credit, commercial real estate loans, and government assisted loans. In addition, it offers online/mobile banking and cash management services; and other services consisting of automated teller machine/debit cards and safe deposit boxes, as well as debit card protection services. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Gilroy, California.
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