United Overseas Bank Limited provides financial products and services.
Excellent balance sheet with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has United Overseas Bank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: U11 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: U11 exceeded the SG Banks industry which returned -1.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: U11 exceeded the SG Market which returned -2.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is United Overseas Bank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is United Overseas Bank undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: U11 (SGD26.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (SGD33.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: U11 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: U11 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.2x).
PE vs Market: U11 is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.5x) compared to the SG market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: U11 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: U11 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.1x) compared to the XA Banks industry average (0.7x).
How is United Overseas Bank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: U11's forecast earnings growth (2.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.8%).
Earnings vs Market: U11's earnings (2.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the SG market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: U11's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: U11's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the SG market (5.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: U11's revenue (4.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: U11's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.9%).
How has United Overseas Bank performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: U11 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: U11's current net profit margins (44.1%) are higher than last year (44.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: U11's earnings have grown by 6.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: U11's earnings growth over the past year (7.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: U11 earnings growth over the past year (7.8%) underperformed the Banks industry 8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: U11's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is United Overseas Bank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: U11 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: U11's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.4x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: U11's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: U11 has a low allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: U11's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: U11 has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: U11's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.
Level of Bad Loans: U11 has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.52%)
What is United Overseas Bank's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: U11's dividend (4.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (2.56%).
High Dividend: U11's dividend (4.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the SG market (5.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: U11's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: U11's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (42.3%), U11's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: U11's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ee Cheong Wee (65yo)
Mr. Wee Ee Cheong, B.Sc.(Bus Admin), M.A.(Applied Econs), has been the Chief Executive Officer of United Overseas Bank Limited since April 27, 2007. Mr. Wee has been the Chief Executive Officer of Far East ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ee Cheong's total compensation ($USD7.59M) is above average for companies of similar size in the SG market ($USD4.84M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ee Cheong's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Deputy Chairman & CEO||12.8yrs||S$10.56m||2.6% SGD1.1b|
|MD & Group CFO||14.7yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Technology & Operations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Compliance||2.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Legal & Company Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Human Resources||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Retail||0yrs||no data||no data|
|MD & Group Chief Risk Officer||7.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Group Strategy & International Management||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: U11's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.1 years average tenure).
|Deputy Chairman & CEO||12.8yrs||S$10.56m||2.6% SGD1.1b|
|President Director of PT Bank UOB Indonesia||4.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman Emeritus & Honorary Adviser||6.8yrs||S$617.00k||8.51% SGD3.7b|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||2.6yrs||S$175.00k||0.00054% SGD232.5k|
|Non-Executive & Non-Independent Director||2.6yrs||S$175.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||7.4yrs||S$220.00k||0.00023% SGD99.0k|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||2.6yrs||S$200.00k||0.00037% SGD159.3k|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||7.1yrs||S$402.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||5.6yrs||S$220.00k||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2yrs||S$960.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: U11's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
United Overseas Bank Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: United Overseas Bank Limited
- Ticker: U11
- Exchange: SGX
- Founded: 1935
- Industry: Diversified Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: S$43.060b
- Shares outstanding: 1.67b
- Website: https://www.uobgroup.com
Number of Employees
- United Overseas Bank Limited
- UOB Plaza
- 80 Raffles Place
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UOVE.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADR||US||USD||Apr 1991|
|UOVE.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|U11||SGX (Singapore Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||SG||SGD||Jan 1992|
|UOB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1992|
United Overseas Bank Limited provides financial products and services. The company’s Group Retail segment provides deposits, insurance, card, wealth management, investment, and loan and trade financing products for personal and small enterprise customers. Its Group Wholesale Banking segment provides financing, trade services, cash management, capital markets solutions, and advisory and treasury products. The company’s Global Markets segment offers foreign exchange, interest rate, credit, commodities, equities, and structured investment products; and manages funding and liquidity. Its Other segment provides investment management, property, and insurance services. The company has a network of approximately 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. The company was formerly known as United Chinese Bank and changed its name to United Overseas Bank Limited in 1965. United Overseas Bank Limited was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Singapore.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/19 12:39|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/19 00:00|
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