Giant Bank Stocks Carrying a P/E Ratio Under 12

Wall St. Watchdog examines a stock screen that looks at large cap stocks in the Financial Sector.  Its criteria are:

  • The stock trades on a US exchange
  • The company’s market capitalization is at least $50 billion

We take a look at the company’s current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) and its year-over-year revenue growth.  Following is information on these companies:

  • American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 1.98843. The stock recently traded at $29.32. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $77,301,000,000, which represents a change of 2.59% over the previous year. About the company:  American International Group, Inc. is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries provides a varied range of insurance and insurance-related activities in the United States and abroad. The Company’s main activities include both general insurance and life insurance & retirement services operations as well as financial services and asset management. Competitors to Watch: Hartford Financial Services (NYSE:HIG), HCC Insurance Hldgs., Inc. (NYSE:HCC), American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM), CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA), and Loews Corporation (NYSE:L)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (ADR) (NYSE:MTU): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 5.73432. The stock recently traded at $4.82. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $34,154,816,681, which represents a change of -29.19% over the previous year. About the company:  Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is a holding company established through the merger of Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group and UFJ Holdings. As a financial group, the Company provides a variety of financial and investment services including commercial banking, trust banking, international finance, and assets management services.
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (ADR) (NYSE:BBVA): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 7.11706. The stock recently traded at $11.74. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $31,242,665,079, which represents a change of -10.91% over the previous year. About the company:  Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. attracts deposits and offers retail, wholesale, and investment banking services. The Bank offers consumer and mortgage loans, private banking, asset management, insurance, mutual funds, and securities brokerage services. It operates in Europe and Latin America.
  • UBS AG (NYSE:UBS): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 7.71843. The stock recently traded at $18.22. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $22,414,571,037, which represents a change of -19.56% over the previous year. About the company:
  • Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:STD): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 7.97727. The stock recently traded at $11.42. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $76,164,302,644, which represents a change of -0.50% over the previous year. About the company:  Banco Santander SA attracts deposits and offers retail, commercial and private banking, and asset management services. The Bank offers consumer credit, mortgage loans, lease financing, factoring, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance, commercial credit, investment banking services, structured finance, and advice on mergers and acquisitions.
  • Barclays PLC (ADR) (NYSE:BCS): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 8.41665. The stock recently traded at $16.44. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $32,165,069,517, which represents a change of -5.66% over the previous year. About the company:  Barclays PLC offers commercial and investment banking, insurance, financial, asset management and related services. The Company’s banking subsidiaries operates branches in the United Kingdom and overseas.
  • Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 9.35236. The stock recently traded at $133.09. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $45,967,000,000, which represents a change of -11.04% over the previous year. About the company:  The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  • JPMorgan Chase + Co. (NYSE:JPM): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 10.27474. The stock recently traded at $40.94. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $63,782,000,000, which represents a change of -3.87% over the previous year. About the company:  JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Westpac Banking Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:WBK): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 10.50955. The stock recently traded at $119.36. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $36,355,487,893, which represents a change of 12.17% over the previous year. About the company:  Westpac Banking Corporation offers general and savings banking, including lending, deposit taking and payment services. Westpac also provides investment portfolio management and advice, unit trust and superannuation fund management, nominee and custodian facilities, insurance services, consumer finance, leasing, general finance, foreign exchange dealing and money market services.
  • Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its current P/E (excluding extraordinary items) is 11.38679. The stock recently traded at $41.64. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $79,516,000,000, which represents a change of 3.76% over the previous year. About the company:  Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services. Competitors to Watch: Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), HSBC (NYSE:HBC), Metlife (NYSE:MET), PNC (NYSE:PNC), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Financials (NYSE:XLF) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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