International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC) is one of 327 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare International Bancshares Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for International Bancshares Corporation and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
International Bancshares Corporation 0 0 0 0 N/A
International Bancshares Corporation Competitors 1985 7906 8098 309 2.37

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.86%. Given International Bancshares Corporation’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe International Bancshares Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares International Bancshares Corporation and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
International Bancshares Corporation $503.33 million N/A 5.68
International Bancshares Corporation Competitors N/A N/A 18.96

International Bancshares Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.6% of International Bancshares Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.6% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.9% of International Bancshares Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

International Bancshares Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. International Bancshares Corporation pays out 9.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 37.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares International Bancshares Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
International Bancshares Corporation 26.21% 8.20% 1.21%
International Bancshares Corporation Competitors 19.22% 8.91% 0.94%

Risk & Volatility

International Bancshares Corporation has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Bancshares Corporation’s peers have a beta of 0.78, suggesting that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

International Bancshares Corporation beats its peers on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

About International Bancshares Corporation

International Bancshares Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is primarily engaged in the business of banking, including the acceptance of checking and savings deposits, and the making of commercial, real estate, personal, home improvement, automobile, and other installment and term loans. The primary markets of the Company are South, Central and Southeast Texas, an area bordered on the east by the Galveston area, to the northwest by Round Rock, to the southwest by Del Rio and to the southeast by Brownsville, as well as the State of Oklahoma. Its banking subsidiaries facilitate international trade along the United States’ border with Mexico and elsewhere. The Bank’s subsidiaries primarily focus on providing commercial banking services to small and medium sized businesses located in their trade areas. The Company’s bank subsidiaries include International Bank of Commerce (IBC); Commerce Bank, and International Bank of Commerce, Zapata.

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