NasdaqGS:WTFC

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Market Cap

US$4.5b

Last Updated

2021/06/15 05:24 UTC

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Executive Summary

Wintrust Financial Corporation operates as a financial holding company. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Wintrust Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: WTFC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: WTFC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.2%

WTFC

-4.6%

US Banks

0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

64.0%

WTFC

58.9%

US Banks

43.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: WTFC exceeded the US Banks industry which returned 58.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WTFC exceeded the US Market which returned 43.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WTFCIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.2%-4.6%0.8%
30 Day-2.2%-4.1%3.0%
90 Day-6.2%3.6%4.8%
1 Year67.4%64.0%63.6%58.9%45.5%43.1%
3 Year-11.7%-16.1%28.0%17.0%60.2%50.3%
5 Year65.4%54.7%112.0%85.2%126.4%101.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Wintrust Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

6.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: WTFC ($78.81) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($84.68)

Significantly Below Fair Value: WTFC is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: WTFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the US Banks industry average (11.9x).

PE vs Market: WTFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (12.7x) compared to the US market (19.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: WTFC's PB Ratio (1.2x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.


Future Growth

How is Wintrust Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

-14.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: WTFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: WTFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.6% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: WTFC's revenue (0.09% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WTFC's revenue (0.09% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: WTFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9%).


Past Performance

How has Wintrust Financial performed over the past 5 years?

12.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: WTFC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WTFC's current net profit margins (22.4%) are lower than last year (23.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WTFC's earnings have grown by 12.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WTFC's earnings growth over the past year (11.2%) is below its 5-year average (12.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: WTFC earnings growth over the past year (11.2%) underperformed the Banks industry 20.7%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: WTFC's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Wintrust Financial'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: WTFC's Assets to Equity ratio (10.7x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: WTFC has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (280%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 91% of WTFC's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: WTFC has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (73%).

Low Risk Deposits: WTFC's Loans to Deposits ratio (87%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: WTFC has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).


Dividend

What is Wintrust Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.57%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: WTFC's dividend (1.57%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).

High Dividend: WTFC's dividend (1.57%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.36%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18.5%), WTFC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: WTFC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (23.5% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

7.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Ed Wehmer (66 yo)

23.08yrs

Tenure

US$5,702,248

Compensation

Mr. Edward Joseph Wehmer, also known as Ed, is Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Wintrust Financial Corporation since February 02, 2020. He serves as Director at Stepan Company. He had been ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ed's total compensation ($USD5.70M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.21M).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: WTFC's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: WTFC'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: WTFC insiders have only sold shares 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

Wintrust Financial Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • Ticker: WTFC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$4.495b
  • Shares outstanding: 57.04m
  • Website: https://www.wintrust.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Wintrust Financial Corporation
  • 9700 West Higgins Road
  • Suite 800
  • Rosemont
  • Illinois
  • 60018
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Wintrust Financial Corporation operates as a financial holding company. It operates in three segments: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management. The Community Banking segment offers non-...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/15 05:24
End of Day Share Price2021/06/14 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.