Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

ING Groep N.V., a financial institution, provides various banking products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and mid-corporates.

Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.

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Share Price & News

How has ING Groep's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: ING underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -32.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ING underperformed the US Market which returned -13.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day6.4%-7.0%-2.6%
30 Day-35.2%-24.6%-15.2%
90 Day-55.6%-41.9%-22.2%
1 Year-54.6%-57.0%-30.8%-32.9%-11.5%-13.3%
3 Year-58.4%-63.3%-21.4%-27.3%13.2%5.7%
5 Year-55.4%-63.3%2.7%-9.2%31.8%17.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is ING Groep 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: ING ($5.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($12.42)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ING is good value based on its PE Ratio (5x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.6x).

PE vs Market: ING is good value based on its PE Ratio (5x) compared to the US market (12.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ING is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ING is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ING's forecast earnings growth (2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: ING's earnings (2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.4% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: ING's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ING's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ING's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.1%).

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Past Performance

How has ING Groep performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ING has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ING's current net profit margins (24.5%) are lower than last year (26.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ING's earnings have grown by 6.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ING's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ING had negative earnings growth (-18%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (10.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ING's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is ING Groep'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: ING's level of assets compared to its equity is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: ING has a low allowance for bad loans.

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

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

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

Level of Bad Loans: ING has an appropriate level of bad loans (1.8%)

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What is ING Groep's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ING's dividend (13.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.01%).

High Dividend: ING's dividend (13.66%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.66%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

Growing Dividend: ING's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68.9%), ING's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ING's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Ralph A. J. Hamers (53yo)





Mr. Ralph A. J. G. Hamers has been the Chairman of Executive Board and Group Chief Executive Officer at ING Groep N.V. since October 1, 2013 and Member of Executive Board since May 13, 2013. Mr. Hamers ser ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ralph A. J.'s total compensation ($USD2.77M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.96M).

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

Leadership Team

Ralph A. J. Hamers
Chairman of the Executive Board & CEO6.5yrs€2.56m0.0024% 512.8k
Tanate Phutrakul
CFO & Member of Executive Board1.17yrs€1.59m0.00024% 51.1k
Steven J. van Rijswijk
Chief Risk Officer2.92yrs€1.79m0.0018% 387.2k
Rob Veldhuizen
Head of Corporate Finance Beneluxno datano datano data
Mark Milders
Head of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Cornelis Blokbergen
Head of Legal Departmentno datano datano data
Peter Jong
Global Head of Communicationsno datano datano data
Ricardo Zemella
Co-Head of Global Debt Syndicateno datano datano data
Michael Baudo
Co-Head of Global Securities Finance Businessno datano datano data
Robert Scholten
Head of Real Estate Finance of Asia Pacific - Wholesale Banking13.58yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: ING's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Nick Jue
Chairman of ING Netherlands and Chief Executive Officer of ING Germanyno datano datano data
Rodney Martin
Chairman of ING US and Chief Executive of ING USno datano datano data
Hermann-Josef Lamberti
Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board5.25yrs€141.00k0.00015% 31.9k
Eric F. C. B. de la Giroday
Member of the Supervisory Board5.92yrs€108.00k0.0012% 259.6k
Gheorghe Wijers
Chairman of Supervisory Board2yrs€202.00kno data
Mariana Gheorghe
Member of the Supervisory Board4.92yrs€119.00kno data
Alun Michael Rees
Member of Supervisory Board1yr€73.00kno data
Hendrika W. P. M. Verhagen
Member of Supervisory Board0.50yr€30.00kno data
Margarete Haase
Member of the Supervisory Board1.92yrs€98.00k0.000020% 4.3k
Jan Balkenende
Member of the Supervisory Board2.58yrs€99.00kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: ING's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

ING Groep N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ING Groep N.V.
  • Ticker: ING
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Diversified Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: €19.675b
  • Listing Market Cap: €21.277b
  • Shares outstanding: 3.90b
  • Website: https://www.ing.com

Number of Employees


  • ING Groep N.V.
  • Amsterdamse Poort
  • Bijlmerplein 888
  • Amsterdam
  • Noord-Holland
  • 1102 MG
  • Netherlands


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
INGAABATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURMar 1991
INGAENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)YesOrdinary SharesNLEURMar 1991
INGASWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesCHCHFMar 1991
INN1XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURMar 1991
INGV.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDMar 1991
INGAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURMar 1991
INGNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)SPONS ADR-EACH REPR 1 ORD EUR0.24(MGT)USUSDSep 1995
ING NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)SPONS ADR-EACH REPR 1 ORD EUR0.24(MGT)MXMXNSep 1995


ING Groep N.V., a financial institution, provides various banking products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, and mid-corporates. It operates in Retail Netherlands, Retail Belgium, Retail Germany, Retail Other, and Wholesale Banking segments. The company accepts various deposits, such as current and savings accounts; and offers business lending products, as well as consumer lending products, such as residential mortgage loans, term loans, and revolver and personal loans. It also provides mortgage, payment, savings, investment, and secured and unsecured lending products and services. In addition, the company offers specialized lending, corporate finance, and debt and equity markets solutions, as well as working capital, cash management, and trade and treasury services; and financial market, trade finance, overdraft, and foreign exchange transaction services. The company operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, North America, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and rest of Europe. ING Groep N.V. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/07 02:00
End of Day Share Price2020/04/06 00:00
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.