Stock Analysis Report

PNC Financial Services Group

Executive Summary

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: PNC'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: PNC exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -28.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PNC underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day9.7%14.6%9.4%
30 Day-7.9%-4.4%-3.9%
90 Day-37.3%-33.9%-16.5%
1 Year-20.3%-22.7%-22.0%-24.3%-4.8%-6.8%
3 Year-7.4%-14.1%-8.3%-15.1%23.4%15.2%
5 Year22.3%8.4%16.7%3.3%41.3%25.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is PNC Financial Services Group 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: PNC ($94.92) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($134.02)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: PNC is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.3x) compared to the Banks industry average (8.7x).

PE vs Market: PNC is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.3x) compared to the US market (13x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: PNC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).

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Future Growth

How is PNC Financial Services Group 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: PNC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.5% per year).

Earnings vs Market: PNC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.5% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: PNC's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PNC's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: PNC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.2%).

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Past Performance

How has PNC Financial Services Group performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PNC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PNC's current net profit margins (30%) are lower than last year (30.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PNC's earnings have grown by 8.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PNC's earnings growth over the past year (1.3%) is below its 5-year average (8.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: PNC earnings growth over the past year (1.3%) underperformed the Banks industry 10.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: PNC's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is PNC Financial Services 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: PNC's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

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

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

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

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

Level of Bad Loans: PNC has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.68%)

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What is PNC Financial Services Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: PNC's dividend (4.85%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).

High Dividend: PNC's dividend (4.85%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.8%), PNC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: PNC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (44.3% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Bill Demchak (57yo)





Mr. William S. Demchak, also known as Bill, has been the President of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., since April 2012 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and its Chairman of  ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD16.54M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.79M).

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

Leadership Team

William Demchak
Chairman7yrsUS$16.54m0.094% $39.9m
Robert Reilly
Executive VP & CFO6.67yrsUS$5.51m0.028% $11.8m
E. Parsley
Executive VP & COO2.17yrsUS$9.14m0.024% $10.3m
Michael Lyons
Executive VP8.42yrsUS$8.89m0.033% $14.1m
Karen Larrimer
Executive VP6.92yrsUS$4.76m0.0065% $2.8m
Gagan Singh
Chief Investment Officer2.17yrsno datano data
Steven Van Wyk
Executive VP and Head of Technology & Innovation3yrsUS$3.52m0.0076% $3.3m
Gregory Jordan
Executive VP4.17yrsno data0.013% $5.7m
Bryan Gill
EVP, Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Vicki Henn
Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer5.83yrsno data0.0032% $1.4m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: PNC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

William Demchak
Chairman7yrsUS$16.54m0.094% $39.9m
Richard Kelson
Independent Director18.25yrsUS$379.01k0.000030% $12.8k
Michael Ward
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$272.26k0.00023% $98.1k
Charles Bunch
Independent Director13yrsUS$367.70k0.0011% $477.8k
Debra Cafaro
Independent Director2.67yrsUS$266.52kno data
Daniel Hesse
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$306.58k0.00026% $110.9k
Martin Pfinsgraff
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$311.44k0.00036% $153.6k
Andrew Feldstein
Lead Director1yrUS$361.56k0.037% $15.8m
Marjorie Cheshire
Independent Director5.5yrsUS$319.36k0.000050% $21.3k
Linda Medler
Independent Director2.25yrsUS$269.94k0.000010% $4.3k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: PNC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: PNC 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

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • Ticker: PNC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1852
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$42.658b
  • Shares outstanding: 428.73m
  • Website: https://www.pnc.com

Number of Employees


  • The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • The Tower at PNC Plaza
  • 300 Fifth Avenue
  • Pittsburgh
  • Pennsylvania
  • 15222
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PNCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1969
PNPDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1969
PNC *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJan 1969
0KEFLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1969
PNPETLX (Eurotlx)YesCommon StockITEURJan 1969
PNCFWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesCommon StockATEURJan 1969
A1GT09DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)PERP SR -O NTDEUSDJul 2011
PNC.PRQNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)DEP REPSTG 1/400USUSDSep 2012
A188NKDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)ALT TIER I PERPDEUSDOct 2016
PNCS34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 1 REP 0.5 COM USD5BRBRLMay 2019


The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. The Retail Banking segment offers deposit, lending, brokerage, insurance, and investment and cash management services to consumer and small business customers through a network of branches, ATMs, call centers, and online banking and mobile channels. The Corporate & Institutional Banking segment provides secured and unsecured loans, letters of credit, and equipment leases; and cash and investment management, receivables management, disbursement, fund transfer, information reporting, and global trade services, as well as foreign exchange, derivative, security underwriting, loan syndication, merger and acquisition advisory, and equity capital market advisory related services for corporations, government, and not-for-profit entities. This segment also offers commercial loan servicing and technology solutions for the commercial real estate finance industry. The Asset Management Group segment provides investment and retirement planning, customized investment management, private banking, tailored credit, and trust management and administration solutions; and multi-generational family planning products, such as estate, financial, tax planning, fiduciary, investment management and consulting, private banking, personal administrative, asset custody, and customized performance reporting services. This segment also provides chief investment officer, custody, private real estate, cash and fixed income client solutions, and retirement administration services; and mutual funds and investment strategies. The BlackRock segment offers single- and multi-asset class portfolios; and investment and risk management services technology platform. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 2,372 branches and 9,162 ATMs. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/04/09 01:41
End of Day Share Price2020/04/08 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.