ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE: IBN) is one of 327 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare ICICI Bank Limited to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares ICICI Bank Limited and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ICICI Bank Limited 13.03% 8.86% 0.98%
ICICI Bank Limited Competitors 19.06% 8.84% 0.94%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

21.7% of ICICI Bank Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.6% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

ICICI Bank Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. ICICI Bank Limited pays out 18.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 36.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. ICICI Bank Limited has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ICICI Bank Limited and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
ICICI Bank Limited $10.08 billion N/A 17.89
ICICI Bank Limited Competitors N/A N/A 18.64

ICICI Bank Limited is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for ICICI Bank Limited and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ICICI Bank Limited 1 1 1 1 2.50
ICICI Bank Limited Competitors 2004 7975 8146 312 2.37

As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.98%. Given ICICI Bank Limited’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ICICI Bank Limited has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

ICICI Bank Limited has a beta of 1.7, indicating that its share price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ICICI Bank Limited’s competitors have a beta of 0.78, indicating that their average share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

About ICICI Bank Limited

ICICI Bank Limited is a banking company. The Bank is engaged in providing a range of banking and financial services, including commercial banking, retail banking, project and corporate finance, working capital finance, insurance, venture capital and private equity, investment banking, broking and treasury products and services. The Bank’s business segments are Retail banking, Wholesale banking, Treasury, Other banking, Life insurance, General insurance and Others. It has a network of approximately 18,210 branches and automated teller machines (ATMs). The Bank has approximately 110 Touch Banking branches across over 30 cities. Its international banking is focused on providing solutions for the international banking requirements of its Indian corporate clients and leveraging economic corridors between India and the rest of the world. The Bank caters to the financial needs of women entrepreneurs through its Self-Help Group (SHG) program as a part of its microfinance initiatives.

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