BMO Stock Overview
Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America.
Bank of Montreal Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CA$132.01|
|52 Week High||CA$154.47|
|52 Week Low||CA$120.09|
|1 Month Change||-7.84%|
|3 Month Change||-11.24%|
|1 Year Change||9.42%|
|3 Year Change||27.64%|
|5 Year Change||40.95%|
|Change since IPO||1,524.74%|
Recent News & Updates
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|BMO||CA Banks||CA Market|
Return vs Industry: BMO exceeded the Canadian Banks industry which returned 4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BMO exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|BMO Average Weekly Movement||2.8%|
|Banks Industry Average Movement||2.9%|
|Market Average Movement||9.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CA Market||16.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CA Market||4.2%|
Stable Share Price: BMO is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BMO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America. The company’s personal banking products and services include checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgages, and financial and investment advice services; and commercial banking products and services comprise business deposit accounts, commercial credit cards, business loans and commercial mortgages, cash management solutions, foreign exchange, specialized banking programs, treasury and payment solutions, and risk management products for small business and commercial banking customers. It also offers investment and wealth advisory services; digital investing services; financial services and solutions; and investment management, and trust and custody services.
Bank of Montreal Fundamentals Summary
|BMO fundamental statistics|
Is BMO overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BMO income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CA$0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
May 25, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||12.55|
|Net Profit Margin||30.03%|
How did BMO perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is Bank of Montreal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BMO (CA$132.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$284.38)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BMO is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BMO's PE Ratio (10.5x) is in line with the Canadian Banks industry average.
PE vs Market: BMO is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the Canadian market (11.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BMO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BMO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the CA Banks industry average (1.4x).
How is Bank of Montreal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BMO's forecast earnings growth (10.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.6%).
Earnings vs Market: BMO's earnings (10.5% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (7.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BMO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BMO's revenue (11.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BMO's revenue (11.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BMO's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.8%).
How has Bank of Montreal performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BMO has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BMO's current net profit margins (30%) are higher than last year (23.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BMO's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BMO's earnings growth over the past year (59.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BMO earnings growth over the past year (59.3%) exceeded the Banks industry 39.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BMO's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.
How is Bank of Montreal's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Allowance for Bad Loans
Low Risk Liabilities
Low Risk Deposits
Level of Bad Loans
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: BMO's Assets to Equity ratio (17.1x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: BMO has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (108%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 73% of BMO's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: BMO has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (47%).
Low Risk Deposits: BMO's Loans to Deposits ratio (69%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: BMO has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.5%).
What is Bank of Montreal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BMO's dividend (4.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.9%).
High Dividend: BMO's dividend (4.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.01%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BMO's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BMO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (34.7%), BMO's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BMO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
William White (49 yo)
Mr. William Darryl White is Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Montreal in November 1, 2017. He serves as a Director of Bank of Montreal since May 24, 2017, as well as its U.S. subsidiary, BMO Financial Co...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD11.50M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD7.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: William's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BMO's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BMO's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 4.5%.
Bank of Montreal's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bank of Montreal
- Ticker: BMO
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1817
- Industry: Diversified Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Implied Market Cap: CA$88.636b
- Shares outstanding: 671.44m
- Website: https://www.bmo.com
Number of Employees
- Bank of Montreal
- 129 rue Saint Jacques
- H2Y 1L6
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/15 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/13 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.