Intercorp Financial (NYSE: IFS) is one of 69 publicly-traded companies in the “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Intercorp Financial to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Intercorp Financial and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intercorp Financial N/A N/A N/A
Intercorp Financial Competitors 19.50% 13.77% 1.35%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Intercorp Financial and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Intercorp Financial $1.39 billion $431.95 million 6.52
Intercorp Financial Competitors $13.69 billion $2.38 billion 7.12

Intercorp Financial’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Intercorp Financial. Intercorp Financial 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.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.7% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.8% of shares of all “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Intercorp Financial and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intercorp Financial 0 0 2 0 3.00
Intercorp Financial Competitors 1149 2542 1895 102 2.17

Intercorp Financial currently has a consensus price target of $56.50, indicating a potential upside of 121.57%. As a group, “Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 114.43%. Given Intercorp Financial’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Intercorp Financial is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Intercorp Financial competitors beat Intercorp Financial on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Intercorp Financial

Intercorp Financial Services, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. Through its subsidiaries, it operates through the following business segments: Banking, Insurance, and Wealth Management. The Banking segment provides a range of retail banking and commercial banking products, and services to individuals, large companies, and small and medium enterprises. The Insurance segment offers retirement, savings, life, unemployment, and other insurance products mainly to retail customers. The Wealth Management segment comprises wealth management, private banking, financing, brokerage, advisory, and other investment services mainly to high net worth individuals. The company was founded on September 19, 2006 and is headquartered in Lima, Peru.

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