GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR (GBOOY) & Banco Macro (BMA) Financial Review

GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR (OTCMKTS:GBOOY) and Banco Macro (NYSE:BMA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Macro’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR $8.60 billion 2.23 $1.27 billion N/A N/A
Banco Macro $2.21 billion 1.23 $567.08 million $8.65 4.79

GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Banco Macro.

Volatility and Risk

GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco Macro has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Macro, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Banco Macro 1 2 2 0 2.20

Banco Macro has a consensus target price of $50.00, suggesting a potential upside of 20.71%. Given Banco Macro’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Banco Macro is more favorable than GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR.


This table compares GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR and Banco Macro’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR 15.76% 18.01% 1.97%
Banco Macro 25.56% 26.38% 5.20%


GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.82 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Banco Macro pays an annual dividend of $2.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. Banco Macro pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.9% of Banco Macro shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Banco Macro beats GRUPO FINANCIER/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services in Mexico. It offers deposits, which include demand deposits, term deposits, money market accounts, and investment funds; and credit products comprising credit cards, car loans, payroll loans, and mortgages. The company also provides services for banking, brokerage, warehousing, leasing, and factoring services, as well as Internet banking, mobile banking, and call center services. In addition, it engages in long term savings, insurance, and international banking businesses. The company operates through a network of approximately 1,148 branches, 7,911 ATMs, 26,131 correspondents, and 165,441 point of sale terminals. Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Santa Fe, Mexico.

About Banco Macro

Banco Macro S.A. provides various banking products and services to individuals and corporate customers in Argentina. It offers various retail products and services, such as savings and checking accounts, time deposits, credit and debit cards, consumer finance loans, mortgage loans, automobile loans, overdrafts, credit-related services, home and car insurance coverage, tax collection, utility payments, automated teller machines (ATMs), and money transfers. The company also provides personal loans, document discounts, mortgages, overdrafts, pledged loans, and credit card loans to retail customers. In addition, it offers corporate banking products and services that include deposits, lending, check cashing advances and factoring, guaranteed loans, credit lines for financing foreign trade, and cash management services. Further, the company provides trust, payroll, and financial agency services, as well as corporate credit cards and other specialty products; transaction services, such as collection services, payments to suppliers, payroll services, foreign exchange transactions, and foreign trade services; and information services, such as Datanet and Interpymes services to corporate customers. As of December 31, 2017, it operated through a network of 445 branches, 1,443 ATMs, 912 self-service terminals, and service points. Banco Macro S.A. also offers Internet banking services. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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