SWX:UBSG

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Executive Summary

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions to private, institutional and corporate client worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has UBS Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: UBSG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: UBSG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.1%

UBSG

-0.8%

CH Capital Markets

-1.3%

CH Market


1 Year Return

7.8%

UBSG

4.7%

CH Capital Markets

-1.3%

CH Market

Return vs Industry: UBSG exceeded the Swiss Capital Markets industry which returned 4.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UBSG exceeded the Swiss Market which returned -1.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

UBSGIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.1%-0.8%-1.3%
30 Day11.3%13.3%0.4%
90 Day15.6%15.0%1.9%
1 Year14.7%7.8%9.4%4.7%2.2%-1.3%
3 Year-13.3%-25.8%-6.4%-16.1%17.6%5.1%
5 Year-9.5%-29.3%5.1%-14.8%41.9%18.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is UBS Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is UBS Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

9.21x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UBSG (CHF12.88) is trading above our estimate of fair value (CHF11.32)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UBSG is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UBSG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (17.2x).

PE vs Market: UBSG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.2x) compared to the Swiss market (22.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: UBSG's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UBSG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the CH Capital Markets industry average (1.1x).


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Future Growth

How is UBS Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?

-4.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: UBSG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: UBSG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: UBSG's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: UBSG's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: UBSG's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.2% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: UBSG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.1%).


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Past Performance

How has UBS Group performed over the past 5 years?

-3.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UBSG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: UBSG's current net profit margins (18%) are higher than last year (13.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UBSG's earnings have declined by 3.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UBSG's earnings growth over the past year (44.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: UBSG earnings growth over the past year (44.6%) exceeded the Capital Markets industry 36.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: UBSG's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is UBS Group'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


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: UBSG's Assets to Equity ratio (17.8x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: UBSG has a low allowance for bad loans (52%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 51% of UBSG's liabilities are made up of primarily higher risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: UBSG has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (35%).

Low Risk Deposits: UBSG's Loans to Deposits ratio (77%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: UBSG has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.6%).


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Dividend

What is UBS Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.53%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UBSG's dividend (2.53%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.94%).

High Dividend: UBSG's dividend (2.53%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.77%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: UBSG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: UBSG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (23.3%), UBSG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: UBSG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.6% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ralph A. J. Hamers (54 yo)

0.083

Tenure

Mr. Ralph A. J. G. Hamers has been President of the Executive Board at UBS AG since November 1, 2020. Mr. Hamers has been a Group Chief Executive Officer and President of the Executive Board at UBS Group A...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Ralph A. J. Hamers
Group CEO & President of the Executive Board0.083yrno datano data
Kirt Gardner
Group CFO & Member of Group Executive Board4.92yrsno data0.018%
$ 8.6m
Piero Novelli
Co-President of Investment Bank & Member of Group Executive Board2.17yrsno data0.029%
$ 13.3m
Markus Ronner
Group Chief Compliance & Governance Officer and Member of Group Executive Board2.08yrsno data0.0079%
$ 3.7m
Thomas Naratil
Co-President of Global Wealth Management9.5yrsno data0.053%
$ 24.8m
Markus Diethelm
Group General Counsel & Member of the Group Executive Board12.25yrsno data0.032%
$ 15.0m
Axel Lehmann
President of Personal & Corp Banking4.92yrsno data0.022%
$ 10.3m
Kian Chew Koh
President of UBS Asia Pacific & Member of Group Executive Board1.92yrsno data0.016%
$ 7.3m
Sabine Keller-Busse
Group COO4.92yrsno data0.021%
$ 9.6m
Robert Karofsky
Co-President of Investment Bank & Member of Group Executive Board2.17yrsno data0.030%
$ 13.8m
Christian Bluhm
Group Chief Risk Officer & Member of the Group Executive Board4.92yrsno data0.012%
$ 5.7m
Suni Harford
President of Asset Management & Member of Group Executive Board1.17yrsno data0.0018%
$ 816.8k

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: UBSG's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Juan Monte
Chairman of Spainno datano datano data
Daniel Villanueva
CEO of Spain Operations11.25yrsno datano data
Alain Robert Tissot
Chairman of the UBS Culture Foundation and Vice Chairman of Wealth Management & Swiss Bank10.92yrsno datano data
Julie Richardson
Independent Non-Executive Director3.58yrsUS$925.00k0.0013%
$ 598.7k
Reto Francioni
Independent Non-Executive Director6.08yrsUS$625.00k0.0035%
$ 1.6m
Kai Yuan Wong
Independent Non-Executive Director1.58yrsUS$525.00kno data
Axel Weber
Chairman of the Board6.08yrsUS$5.24m0.026%
$ 12.1m
Dieter Wemmer
Independent Non-Executive Director4.58yrsUS$625.00k0.0017%
$ 779.7k
Mark Hughes
Non-Executive Director0.67yrno datano data
Zuliu Hu
Independent Non-Executive Director2.58yrsUS$425.00k0.00042%
$ 194.9k
Beatrice di Mauro
Independent Non-Executive Director6.08yrsUS$575.00k0.0048%
$ 2.2m
Jeremy Anderson
Vice Chairman & Senior Independent Directorno dataUS$775.00k0.00088%
$ 408.4k

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: UBSG's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

UBS Group AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: UBS Group AG
  • Ticker: UBSG
  • Exchange: SWX
  • Founded: 1862
  • Industry: Diversified Capital Markets
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: CHF46.410b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.59b
  • Website: https://www.ubs.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • UBS Group AG
  • Bahnhofstrasse 45
  • PO Box
  • Zurich
  • Zurich
  • 8001
  • Switzerland

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UBSGSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesRegistered SharesCHCHFJun 1998
UBSNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesUSUSDJun 1998
0R3TLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesRegistered SharesGBCHFJun 1998
0UBXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesRegistered SharesDEEURJun 1998
0UBDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesRegistered SharesDEEURJun 1998
UBS NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesRegistered SharesMXMXNJun 1998
UBSG34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EA REPR 1 COM SHS CHF0.10BRBRLSep 2016
UBSGESWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)CHF0.10CHCHFMar 2018

Biography

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions to private, institutional and corporate client worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Global Wealth Management,...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/04 18:04
End of Day Share Price2020/12/04 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.