These Financial Stocks are Returning Profits to Investors

Wall St. Watchdog generated a special screen for profitable large cap companies in the Financial sector.  The criteria for the screen are:

  • The company trades on an American exchange.  (This includes foreign-domiciled companies whose stocks trade in the form of ADRs on American exchanges.)
  • The company does not trade on the pink sheets.
  • The company is not located in China (Hong Kong is OK).
  • The company’s market capitalization is at least $50 billion
  • Earnings per share based on average diluted shares outstanding over the past 10 years is greater than $0.01.

Following are the companies in the Financial sector that meet these criteria:

  • American Express Company (NYSE:AXP): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $63,680,000,000. It generated $30,242,000,000 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of 13.14% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $52.27, its trailing P/E is 14.56, and its current price-to-book ratio is 3.59. About the company:  American Express Company is a global payment and travel company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. Competitors to Watch:Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), Visa, Inc. (NYSE:V), and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C).
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $63,930,000,000. It generated $17,517,321,266 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -10.79% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $59.28, its trailing P/E is 12.97, and its current price-to-book ratio is 2.01. About the company:  Bank of Nova Scotia provides retail, commercial, international, corporate, investment and private banking services and products.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $187,450,000,000. It generated $136,185,000,000 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of 21.06% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $112,950.00, its trailing P/E is 17.16, and its current price-to-book ratio is 1.16. About the company:  Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries in a variety of business sectors. The Company’s principal operations are insurance business conducted nationwide on a primary basis and worldwide on a reinsurance basis. Berkshire’s other operations include The Buffalo News, aviation training, and retail furniture businesses, as well as shoe, candy, and rug manufacturing.
  • Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $49,230,000,000. It generated $41,034,270,922 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of 6.77% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $54.47, its trailing P/E is 14.62, and its current price-to-book ratio is 0.73. About the company:  Deutsche Bank AG is a global financial service provider delivering commercial, investment, private and retail banking. The Bank offers debt, foreign exchange, derivatives, commodities, money markets, repo and securitization, cash equities, research, equity prime services, loans, convertibles, advice on M&A and IPO’s, trade finance, retail banking, asset management and corporate investments. Competitors to Watch: Citigroup (NYSE:C), 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).
  • JPMorgan Chase + Co. (NYSE:JPM): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $157,440,000,000. It generated $63,782,000,000 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -3.87% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $39.43, its trailing P/E is 8.76, and its current price-to-book ratio is 0.87. 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. Competitors to Watch: Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC), Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI), UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), and KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY).
  • Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $79,660,000,000. It generated $19,365,388,829 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -9.26% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $55.96, its trailing P/E is 15.00, and its current price-to-book ratio is 1.93. About the company:  Royal Bank of Canada is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services. Royal Bank offers its services to personal, business, public sector and institutional clients with operations worldwide.
  • Banco Santander, S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:STD): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $91,550,000,000. It generated $75,436,600,410 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -0.50% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $10.41, its trailing P/E is 7.73, and its current price-to-book ratio is 0.85. 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.
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $72,860,000,000. It generated $18,031,712,053 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -7.94% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $82.69, its trailing P/E is 14.48, and its current price-to-book ratio is 1.71. About the company:
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $55,270,000,000. It generated $94,155,000,000 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of 8.05% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $50.94, its trailing P/E is 11.86, and its current price-to-book ratio is 2.08.
  • Westpac Banking Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:WBK): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $67,270,000,000. It generated $36,317,814,395 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of 12.17% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $113.96, its trailing P/E is 9.23, and its current price-to-book ratio is 1.63.
  • Wells Fargo + Company (NYSE:WFC): This company operates in the Financial sector. Its market capitalization is $146,880,000,000. It generated $52,796,000,000 in revenues last fiscal year, which represents a change of -6.18% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $27.59, its trailing P/E is 11.38, and its current price-to-book ratio is 1.09. Competitors to Watch: Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), PNC Financial (NYSE:PNC), SunTrust (NYSE:STI), Keycorp (NYSE:KEY), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Regions Financial (NYSE:RF), Comerica (NYSE:CMA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM).

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

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