National Bank of Greece (NYSE: NBG) and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares National Bank of Greece and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
National Bank of Greece N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group $45.27 billion 1.99 $8.62 billion $0.64 10.44

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has higher revenue and earnings than National Bank of Greece.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.0% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. National Bank of Greece does not pay a dividend. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays out 10.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for National Bank of Greece and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
National Bank of Greece 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 0 1 5 0 2.83

Profitability

This table compares National Bank of Greece and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
National Bank of Greece N/A N/A N/A
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 15.66% 5.95% 0.33%

Summary

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group beats National Bank of Greece on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About National Bank of Greece

National Bank of Greece SA is a Greece-based company, which provides a range of financial services. Its financial services include retail and commercial banking, asset management, brokerage, investment banking, insurance and real estate at a global level. The Group operates in Greece, Turkey, the United Kingdom, South East Europe (SEE) which includes Bulgaria, Romania, Albania, Serbia and Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Cyprus, Malta, Egypt and South Africa. The Bank operates through the following business segments: Retail Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, Special Asset Unit (SAU), Global Markets and Asset Management, Insurance, International Banking Operations, Turkish Banking Operations, as well as Other that includes real estate management, hotel and warehousing businesses.

About Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFJ) is a bank holding company. The Company’s segments include Integrated Retail Banking Business Group, Integrated Corporate Banking Business Group, Integrated Trust Assets Business Group, Integrated Global Business Group and Krungsri. The Company’s services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, leasing and various fields of financial services. The Company’s subsidiaries include The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB), Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd. (MUSHD), Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. (MUMSS) and Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS Co., Ltd. Its Retail Banking Business Group covers retail businesses, including commercial banking, trust banking and securities businesses, and offers a range of banking products and services, including financial consulting services, to retail customers in Japan.

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