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Best Diversified Bank Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top diversified bank stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best diversified bank stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the banks - diversified industry.

Industry: Banks - Diversified
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
EWBC
EAST WEST BANCORP INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Diversified
$9.53B$67.62-3.03%$1.32B10.20x10.12
NWG
NATWEST GROUP PLC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$28.54B$5.36-9.15%N/A7.65x19.88
NTB
BANK OF NT BUTTERFIELD & SON LTD
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$1.66B$32.99-1.79%$231.83M9.35x16.88
BCS
BARCLAYS PLC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$29.53B$7.08-5.98%$9.81B5.05x21.81
BAC
BANK OF AMERICA CORP
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$254.96B$31.73-2.37%$33.49B9.82x10.56
BNS
BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$60.77B$50.94-1.70%$11.42B7.89x16.90
WFC
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$153.28B$40.41-2.67%$29.49B9.60x9.58
JPM
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$320.06B$109.14-1.86%$53.34B8.74x12.42
CM
CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$40.53B$44.80-2.76%$6.41B8.34x17.44
HSBC
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$116.20B$28.16-3.63%$22.42B9.08x13.88
BMO
BANK OF MONTREAL
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$60.28B$89.39-2.76%$12.50B6.92x14.95
C
CITIGROUP INC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$85.72B$44.26-2.90%$24.87B5.60x10.96
TD
TORONTO DOMINION BANK
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$112.56B$62.08-2.82%$15.32B10.20x16.94
RY
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$126.24B$90.78-2.05%$16.53B10.72x16.73
NU
NU HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$22.05B$4.72-5.22%N/A-66.48x4.32
UBS
UBS GROUP AG
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$55.20B$14.91-3.81%$12.44B6.48x17.41
SMFG
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$39.79B$5.79-3.82%$7.21B10.82x19.69
INTR
INTER & CO INC
NASDAQ
Banks - Diversified
N/A$4.19-5.42%N/AN/A3.56
CS
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$10.64B$4.14-12.10%-$670.97M-5.75x16.19
MUFG
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP INC
NYSE
Banks - Diversified
$64.42B$4.85-2.61%$1.81B-101.04x22.52

Diversified Bank Stocks FAQ

What are the best diversified bank stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best diversified bank stocks to buy right now are:

1. East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)


East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) is the top diversified bank stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 31 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 31. It passed 23 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. East West Bancorp has seen its stock lose -8.51% over the past year, overperforming other diversified bank stocks by 10 percentage points.

East West Bancorp has an average 1 year price target of $100.67, an upside of 48.87% from East West Bancorp's current stock price of $67.62.

East West Bancorp stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering East West Bancorp, 75% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son (NYSE:NTB)


Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son (NYSE:NTB) is the second best diversified bank stock with a Zen Score of 52, which is 21 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 31. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son has seen its stock lose -0.51% over the past year, overperforming other diversified bank stocks by 18 percentage points.

Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son has an average 1 year price target of $38.00, an upside of 15.19% from Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son's current stock price of $32.99.

Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Bank Of Nt Butterfield & Son, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 50% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG)


Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG) is the third best diversified bank stock with a Zen Score of 52, which is 21 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 31. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Natwest Group has seen its stock lose -16.77% over the past year, overperforming other diversified bank stocks by 1 percentage points.

Natwest Group stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Natwest Group, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the diversified bank stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 16 diversified bank stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 diversified bank stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce (NYSE:CM)


Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce (NYSE:CM) has an annual dividend yield of 9.67%, which is 5 percentage points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 4.25%. Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce's dividend payout ratio of 46.4% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS)


Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS) has an annual dividend yield of 6.09%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 4.25%. Bank Of Nova Scotia's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Bank Of Nova Scotia's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Bank Of Nova Scotia's dividend payout ratio of 48% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG)


Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG) has an annual dividend yield of 5.5%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 4.25%. Natwest Group's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Natwest Group's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Natwest Group's dividend payout ratio of 44.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are diversified bank stocks down?

Diversified bank stocks were down -2.68% in the last day, and down -6.39% over the last week. Credit Suisse Group Ag was the among the top losers in the banks - diversified industry, dropping -12.1% yesterday.

Shares of banks and financial services companies are trading lower as the US dollar gains against the pound and as short-term yields continue to rise.

What are the most undervalued diversified bank stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued diversified bank stocks right now are:

1. East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC)


East West Bancorp (NASDAQ:EWBC) is the most undervalued diversified bank stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. East West Bancorp has a valuation score of 71, which is 39 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 32. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

East West Bancorp's stock has dropped -8.51% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the diversified bank industry by 10 percentage points.

2. Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG)


Natwest Group (NYSE:NWG) is the second most undervalued diversified bank stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Natwest Group has a valuation score of 57, which is 25 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 32. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Natwest Group's stock has dropped -16.77% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the diversified bank industry by 1 percentage points.

3. Barclays (NYSE:BCS)


Barclays (NYSE:BCS) is the third most undervalued diversified bank stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Barclays has a valuation score of 57, which is 25 points higher than the diversified bank industry average of 32. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Barclays's stock has dropped -31.06% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the diversified bank industry by -13 percentage points.

Are diversified bank stocks a good buy now?

45% of diversified bank stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect diversified bank stocks to rise by 42.74% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the banks - diversified industry?

The average P/E ratio of the banks - diversified industry is 3.32x.
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