Analyzing Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MTU) & The Competition
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MTU) is one of 311 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||$52.56 billion||$1.88 billion||9.30|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Competitors||$5.49 billion||$821.37 million||360.22|
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 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.
Risk and Volatility
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s peers have a beta of 0.80, meaning that their average share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||17.02%||6.82%||0.36%|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Competitors||18.41%||8.49%||0.93%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group||0||1||2||0||2.67|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Competitors||2124||8344||8361||329||2.36|
As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 0.92%. Given Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group pays out 11.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.0% and pay out 35.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
1.1% of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.6% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group peers beat Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Company Profile
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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