TSX:RY

Stock Analysis Report

Royal Bank of Canada

Executive Summary

Royal Bank of Canada operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Royal Bank of Canada's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RY's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.7%

RY

4.9%

CA Banks

4.5%

CA Market


1 Year Return

-17.7%

RY

-22.4%

CA Banks

-24.5%

CA Market

Return vs Industry: RY exceeded the Canadian Banks industry which returned -22.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RY exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -24.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RYIndustryMarket
7 Day3.7%4.9%4.5%
30 Day-15.0%-19.0%-20.1%
90 Day-17.5%-22.9%-24.9%
1 Year-14.4%-17.7%-19.2%-22.4%-22.0%-24.5%
3 Year-2.0%-12.5%-10.5%-20.6%-14.2%-22.2%
5 Year32.4%9.0%20.4%-1.5%-1.9%-16.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Royal Bank of Canada's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Royal Bank of Canada undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

33.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RY (CA$84.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$127.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RY is poor value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Banks industry average (7.9x).

PE vs Market: RY is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.4x) compared to the Canadian market (10.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the CA Banks industry average (1x).


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Future Growth

How is Royal Bank of Canada forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

2.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RY's forecast earnings growth (2.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.4%).

Earnings vs Market: RY's earnings (2.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RY's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (3.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RY's revenue (0.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (15.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Royal Bank of Canada performed over the past 5 years?

7.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RY's current net profit margins (28.4%) are lower than last year (29.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RY's earnings have grown by 7.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RY's earnings growth over the past year (5.3%) is below its 5-year average (7.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: RY earnings growth over the past year (5.3%) underperformed the Banks industry 5.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: RY's Return on Equity (15.7%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Royal Bank of Canada's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: RY has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: RY's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.8x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: RY's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: RY has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: RY's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: RY has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: RY's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: RY has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.46%)


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Dividend

What is Royal Bank of Canada's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.09%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RY's dividend (5.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.71%).

High Dividend: RY's dividend (5.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (8.69%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45.8%), RY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.1% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dave McKay (56yo)

5.58s

Tenure

CA$13,693,903

Compensation

Mr. David I. McKay, also known as Dave, has been the President of Royal Bank of Canada since February 26, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since August 1, 2014. Mr. McKay is responsible for th ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD9.73M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.78M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David McKay
President5.58yrsCA$13.69m0.0026% CA$3.2m
Rod Bolger
Chief Financial Officer3.25yrsCA$4.33m0.00041% CA$494.6k
Douglas Guzman
Group Head of Wealth Management14.17yrsCA$7.07m0.00032% CA$386.1k
Neil McLaughlin
Group Head of Personal & Commercial Banking2.83yrsCA$4.91m0.00043% CA$518.8k
Bruce Ross
Group Head of Technology & Operations6.17yrsCA$7.89m0.00027% CA$325.7k
Gay Mitchell
Deputy Chairman of RBC Wealth Managementno datano datano data
Christoph Knoess
Chief Administrative Officer0.25yrno datano data
Nadine Ahn
Senior VP of Wholesale Finance & Investor Relationsno datano datano data
David Onorato
General Counsel4.83yrsno datano data
Amy Cairncross
Senior Vice President of Communicationsno datano datano data

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: RY's management team is considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
David McKay
President5.58yrsCA$13.69m0.0026% CA$3.2m
Kathleen Taylor
Independent Chairman of the Board6.25yrsCA$525.00k0.0022% CA$2.7m
James Pettigrew
Chairman of RBC Europe Ltd3yrsno datano data
Heather Munroe-Blum
Independent Director8.67yrsCA$250.00k0.00012% CA$144.8k
Alice Laberge
Independent Director14.42yrsCA$291.67k0.00035% CA$422.3k
Michael McCain
Independent Director14.42yrsCA$250.00k0.0011% CA$1.3m
Frank Vettese
Independent Director1.17yrsCA$83.33k0.00067% CA$808.3k
Thierry Vandal
Independent Director4.67yrsCA$262.50k0.000080% CA$96.5k
Jacynthe Côté
Independent Director5.42yrsCA$300.00k0.00014% CA$168.9k
Toos Daruvala
Independent Director5.17yrsCA$300.00k0.00010% CA$120.6k

5.5yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: RY's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: RY insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Royal Bank of Canada's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Royal Bank of Canada
  • Ticker: RY
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1864
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: CA$120.643b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.42b
  • Website: https://www.rbc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Royal Bank Canada
  • 200 Bay Street
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M5J 2J5
  • Canada

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
RYNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDDec 1972
RYTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADDec 1972
RYSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesCommon SharesCHCHFDec 1972
RY NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon SharesMXMXNDec 1972
RYCDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURDec 1972
0QKULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBCHFDec 1972
RY.PRCTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD SHS ACCACADNov 2006
RY.PRETSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD 1ST SER AECACADJan 2007
RY.PRLTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)5YR PFD-AL CVCACADNov 2008
RBCD.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)5YR PFD-AL CVUSUSDNov 2008
RY.PRZTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)1ST PFD SER AZCACADJan 2014
RY.PRJTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD SHS SER BDCACADFeb 2015
RY.PRMTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD SER BFCACADMar 2015
RY.PROTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD BI NVCCCACADJul 2015
RY.PRPTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)1ST PFD SER BJCACADOct 2015
RY.PRTNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)DEP 1/40 6.75% CUSUSDNov 2015
RY.PRQTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)PFD SER BKCACADDec 2015
RYMT.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)PDF SER BMUSCADMar 2016
A19CMGDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)2.75% SNR MTN 01/02/2022 USD 'G'DEUSDJan 2017
RY.PRSTSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)1ST PFD SHS BOCACADNov 2018

Biography

Royal Bank of Canada operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide. The company’s Personal & Commercial Banking segment offers check and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgages, loans, investment products, payments, international trade, and business advice services. This segment offers financial products and services through branches, automated teller machines, and mobile sales network. Its Wealth Management provides a suite of advice-based solutions and strategies. The company’s Insurance segment offers life, health, home, auto, travel, wealth, annuities, and reinsurance advice and solutions; and creditor and business insurance services to individual, business, and group clients through its field sales force, advice centers, and online, as well as through independent insurance advisors and affinity relationships. Its Investor & Treasury Services segment provides asset, cash management, transaction banking, and treasury services to institutional clients; correspondent banking and trade finance services for financial institutions; and short-term funding and liquidity management services. The company’s Capital Markets segment offers corporate and investment banking, as well as equity and debt origination, distribution, sale, and trading services for corporations, institutional investors, asset managers, governments, and central banks. The company was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/31 00:32
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 00:00
Earnings2020/01/31
Annual Earnings2019/10/31


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