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Northern Trust

Nasdaq:NTRS.P
Snowflake Description

Established dividend payer and fair value.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
NTRS.P
Nasdaq
$21B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Diversified Financials
Company description

Northern Trust Corporation, a financial holding company, provides wealth management, asset servicing, asset management, and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families, and individuals worldwide. The last earnings update was 21 days ago. More info.


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NTRS.P Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-1.6%
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P
2.6%
US Capital Markets
2.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-4.7%
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P
-12.6%
US Capital Markets
1.9%
US Market
NTRS.P Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Northern Trust (NTRS.P) -1.6% -2.7% 2.3% -4.7% -6% -
US Capital Markets 2.6% -0% 10.2% -12.6% 54.7% 55.6%
US Market 2.4% 1.7% 11.9% 1.9% 38.2% 42.4%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • NTRS.P outperformed the Capital Markets industry which returned -12.6% over the past year.
  • NTRS.P underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility
NTRS.P
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Northern Trust undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Northern Trust to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data    Our intrinsic value calculation method has changed recently, learn more here.

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Northern Trust.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Excess Returns Model
Stable EPS Weighted future Return on Equity estimates from 15 analysts.
= Stable Book Value * Return on Equity
= $47.00 * 15.4%
$7.25
Book Value of Equity per Share Weighted future Book Value estimates from 11 analysts. $47.00
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 9.2%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NasdaqGS:NTRS.P
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Capital Markets Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.73
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.726 (1 + (1- 21%) (69.78%))
1.084
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.08
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.084 * 5.96%)
9.19%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NasdaqGS:NTRS.P using Excess Returns Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Northern Trust is arrived at using the Excess Return Model. This approach is used for finance firms where free cash flow is difficult to estimate.

In the Excess Return Model the value of a firm can be written as the sum of capital invested currently in the firm and the present value of excess returns that the firm expects to make in the future.

The model is sensitive to the Return on Equity of the company versus the Cost of Equity, how these are calculated is detailed below the main calculation.

Note the calculations below are per share.

See our documentation to learn about this calculation.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Value of Excess Returns
Calculation Result
Excess Returns = (Stable Return on equity – Cost of equity) (Book Value of Equity per share)
= (15.4% – 9.19%) * $47.00)
$2.93
Terminal Value of Excess Returns = Excess Returns / (Cost of Equity - Expected Growth Rate)
= $2.93 / (9.19% - 2.73%)
$45.32
Value of Equity = Book Value per share + Terminal Value of Excess Returns
= $47.00 + $45.32
$92.32
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Non-primary Listing Adjustment Factor 1 share in NasdaqGS:NTRS.P represents 0.26308x of NasdaqGS:NTRS
(This could be a different class, a depositary receipt, a different currency, or all of these things.)
0.26308x
Value per Share
(Listing Adjusted, USD)
= Value per Share (USD) x Listing Adjustment Factor
= $ 92.32 x 0.26308
$24.29
Value per share (USD) From above. $24.29
Current discount Discount to share price of $25.29
= -1 x ($25.29 - $24.29) / $24.29
-4.1%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Northern Trust is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Northern Trust's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Northern Trust's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $6.68
NasdaqGS:NTRS Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2019-03-18) in USD $96.13
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 76 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 24.89x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,055 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.61x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Northern Trust.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:NTRS Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 96.13 ÷ 6.68

14.4x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Northern Trust is good value based on earnings compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
  • Northern Trust is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Northern Trust's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 14.4x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 15 Analysts
2.8%per year
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 33 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 2.2x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,109 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 14.4x ÷ 2.8%

5.06x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Northern Trust is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Northern Trust's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $43.95
NasdaqGS:NTRS Share Price * NasdaqGS (2019-03-18) in USD $96.13
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 149 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 4.76x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,152 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.87x
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:NTRS Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 96.13 ÷ 43.95

2.19x

* Primary Listing of Northern Trust.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Northern Trust is good value based on assets compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Northern Trust's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Northern Trust has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Northern Trust expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
2.8%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Northern Trust expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Northern Trust's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Northern Trust's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • Northern Trust's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 15 Analysts 2.8%
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 15 Analysts 3%
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 6.4%
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.8%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31 6,464 1,722 4
2020-12-31 6,345 1,531 14
2019-12-31 6,091 1,440 14
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 5,955 1,768 1,490
2018-09-30 5,892 2,159 1,437
2018-06-30 5,761 1,262 1,361
2018-03-31 5,584 458 1,239
2017-12-31 5,391 1,720 1,130
2017-09-30 5,239 1,708 1,041
2017-06-30 5,103 2,330 1,011
2017-03-31 5,100 2,590 1,006
2016-12-31 5,007 1,510 990
2016-09-30 4,904 2,022 964
2016-06-30 4,852 -200 942
2016-03-31 4,794 1,048 949

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Northern Trust's earnings are expected to grow by 2.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Northern Trust's revenue is expected to grow by 3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Northern Trust Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31 7.76 9.00 6.39 5.00
2020-12-31 7.31 8.20 6.91 19.00
2019-12-31 6.62 7.10 6.17 20.00
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 6.68
2018-09-30 6.39
2018-06-30 6.02
2018-03-31 5.45
2017-12-31 4.95
2017-09-30 4.56
2017-06-30 4.43
2017-03-31 4.42
2016-12-31 4.35
2016-09-30 4.22
2016-06-30 4.10
2016-03-31 4.11

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Northern Trust is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Northern Trust's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Northern Trust has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Northern Trust performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Northern Trust's growth in the last year to its industry (Capital Markets).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Northern Trust's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
  • Northern Trust's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (31.8% vs 13.8%)
  • Northern Trust's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Capital Markets industry average in the past year (31.8% vs 34.2%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Northern Trust's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Northern Trust Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 5,954.90 1,489.90 3,784.60
2018-09-30 5,891.70 1,436.90 3,746.80
2018-06-30 5,760.60 1,360.50 3,661.30
2018-03-31 5,584.20 1,238.60 3,578.60
2017-12-31 5,390.60 1,130.40 3,533.20
2017-09-30 5,238.90 1,040.90 3,384.20
2017-06-30 5,103.40 1,011.10 3,301.90
2017-03-31 5,099.70 1,005.90 3,239.60
2016-12-31 5,006.70 990.40 3,189.90
2016-09-30 4,903.80 964.30 3,127.90
2016-06-30 4,852.40 942.40 3,104.50
2016-03-31 4,793.80 949.30 3,075.10
2015-12-31 4,745.60 935.00 3,037.70
2015-09-30 4,697.30 936.10 2,998.20
2015-06-30 4,610.80 912.10 2,955.20
2015-03-31 4,426.60 831.60 2,924.60
2014-12-31 4,325.20 789.00 2,899.40
2014-09-30 4,238.20 725.20 2,809.90
2014-06-30 4,201.60 727.20 2,776.10
2014-03-31 4,135.40 736.40 2,729.90
2013-12-31 4,069.30 719.40 2,771.20
2013-09-30 3,993.80 717.80 2,715.90
2013-06-30 3,914.10 690.80 2,675.10
2013-03-31 3,882.10 679.70 2,655.70
2012-12-31 3,871.10 677.30 2,565.10
2012-09-30 3,849.50 640.60 2,650.70
2012-06-30 3,841.10 633.00 2,648.90
2012-03-31 3,792.40 606.30 2,636.70

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Northern Trust has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Northern Trust used its assets less efficiently than the US Capital Markets industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Unable to establish if Northern Trust improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) due to insufficient past data.
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Past performance checks
We assess Northern Trust's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Capital Markets industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Northern Trust has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Northern Trust's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Northern Trust's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Northern Trust's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Northern Trust's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Northern Trust's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 3x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Northern Trust Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 10,508.30 14,657.60 11,262.80
2018-09-30 10,364.50 14,422.70 10,398.80
2018-06-30 10,357.60 15,774.10 12,163.40
2018-03-31 10,226.00 12,033.40 13,585.80
2017-12-31 10,216.20 13,603.10 12,292.70
2017-09-30 10,165.20 13,347.00 13,616.00
2017-06-30 10,067.90 9,422.80 13,922.10
2017-03-31 9,977.70 8,813.00 14,137.20
2016-12-31 9,770.40 9,837.80 14,399.60
2016-09-30 9,579.80 8,241.30 14,553.60
2016-06-30 8,951.50 11,316.60 17,798.00
2016-03-31 8,832.80 9,297.70 22,966.50
2015-12-31 8,705.90 9,043.10 16,849.40
2015-09-30 8,784.50 8,767.20 21,743.60
2015-06-30 8,749.30 7,986.20 26,249.50
2015-03-31 8,607.60 8,422.80 23,884.50
2014-12-31 8,448.90 7,946.50 22,221.00
2014-09-30 8,542.60 8,297.10 21,506.10
2014-06-30 8,042.60 5,962.70 22,482.10
2014-03-31 7,948.30 7,008.30 22,376.20
2013-12-31 7,912.00 8,598.80 25,523.80
2013-09-30 7,817.10 7,755.70 22,619.80
2013-06-30 7,724.60 9,775.50 27,156.00
2013-03-31 7,612.10 7,662.90 24,844.80
2012-12-31 7,527.00 6,567.30 25,258.40
2012-09-30 7,532.20 6,313.00 24,485.20
2012-06-30 7,390.30 7,933.50 24,704.70
2012-03-31 7,223.20 8,766.60 27,197.80
  • Northern Trust's level of debt (139.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (108.5% vs 139.5% today).
  • Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (12.1%, less than 20% of total debt).
  • Unable to confirm if the interest payments on Northern Trust's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.
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Financial health checks
We assess Northern Trust's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Northern Trust has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Northern Trust's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
2.5%
Current annual income from Northern Trust dividends. Estimated to be 2.72% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of Northern Trust shares you are expected to receive $50 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Northern Trust's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.45%).
  • Northern Trust's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.64%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 15 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 43 Stocks 2.1%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2004 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31 2.91 5.00
2020-12-31 2.68 16.00
2019-12-31 2.46 16.00
NasdaqGS:NTRS.P Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-01-22 2.400 2.629
2018-10-16 2.200 2.440
2018-07-17 2.200 2.063
2018-04-17 1.680 1.585
2018-01-23 1.680 1.610
2017-10-17 1.680 1.722
2017-07-18 1.680 1.877
2017-04-26 1.520 1.648
2017-01-17 1.520 1.757
2016-10-18 1.520 1.854
2016-07-20 1.520 2.206
2016-04-19 1.440 2.075
2016-01-20 1.440 2.304
2015-10-20 1.440 2.019
2015-07-22 1.440 2.016
2015-04-22 1.440 1.899
2015-01-21 1.320 1.892
2014-10-21 1.320 1.994
2014-07-16 1.320 1.965
2014-03-26 1.320 2.125
2014-01-22 1.240 1.997
2013-10-15 1.240 2.119
2013-07-16 1.240 2.203
2013-03-14 1.240 2.207
2013-01-15 1.200 2.279
2012-11-13 1.200 2.442
2012-07-17 1.200 2.562
2012-03-14 1.200 2.642
2012-01-17 1.120 2.579
2011-11-15 1.120 2.866
2011-07-19 1.120 2.923
2011-04-19 1.120 2.366
2011-01-18 1.120 2.164
2010-10-19 1.120 2.133
2010-07-20 1.120 2.319
2010-04-20 1.120 2.203
2010-02-16 1.120 2.028
2009-10-20 1.120 2.216
2009-07-21 1.120 1.896
2009-04-21 1.120 2.056
2009-03-20 1.120 1.841

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Northern Trust's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (3.4x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (2.7x coverage).
X
Income/ dividend checks
We assess Northern Trust's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Northern Trust afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Northern Trust has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Northern Trust's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Mike O’Grady
COMPENSATION $7,971,986
AGE 52
TENURE AS CEO 1.2 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Michael G. O'Grady, also known as Mike, has been the Chairman of Northern Trust Corporation and Northern Trust Company since January 23, 2019. Mr. O'Grady has been the President and Chief Executive officer at Northern Trust Corporation and Northern Trust Company since January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018 respectively and served as its President of Corporate and Institutional Services at September 2014 until January 1, 2017. He served as Executive Vice President of Corporate & Institutional Services at Northern Trust Corporation from 2014 to 2016. Mr. O'Grady served as Chief Financial Officer from 2011 to 2014 and Executive Vice President of Northern Trust Corporation since August 15, 2011 and October 1, 2011 respectively. Mr. O'Grady served as the Head of Structured Finance and Investments of Bank of America Merrill Lynch since June 2008. He is Independent Director of Northern Trust Corporation since January 1, 2017. Before joining Northern Trust in 2011, he served as a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is a board member of Catholic Extension, The Field Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and a member of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Chicago. He is also a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago and its Civic Committee. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.

CEO Compensation
  • Mike's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
  • Mike's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Northern Trust management team in years:

4.5
Average Tenure
53
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Northern Trust management team is about average.
Management Team

Mike O’Grady

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$8M
AGE
52
TENURE
1.2 yrs

Stephen Bowman

TITLE
Executive VP & CFO
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
54
TENURE
4.5 yrs

Steve Fradkin

TITLE
Executive VP & President of Wealth Management
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
56
TENURE
16.2 yrs

Pete Cherecwich

TITLE
President of Corporate & Institutional Services
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
53

Bob Browne

TITLE
Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer
AGE
53
TENURE
10.2 yrs

Aileen Blake

TITLE
Executive VP & Controller
AGE
50

Ian Headon

TITLE
Head of Depositary Regulatory & Technical Services

Thomas South

TITLE
Executive VP & Chief Information Officer
AGE
48
TENURE
1.2 yrs

Mark Bette

TITLE
Senior VP & Director of Investor Relations
TENURE
2.8 yrs

Susan Levy

TITLE
Executive VP
AGE
60
TENURE
4.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Northern Trust board of directors in years:

8.4
Average Tenure
62.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Northern Trust board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Hidehiro Nakayama

TITLE
President & Representative Director of Northern Trust Global Investments Japan
TENURE
6.8 yrs

Susan Crown

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$230K
AGE
59
TENURE
22.2 yrs

Mike O’Grady

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$8M
AGE
52
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Charles Tribbett

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$235K
AGE
62
TENURE
14.2 yrs

Linda Bynoe

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$235K
AGE
66
TENURE
12.9 yrs

R. Magill

TITLE
Vice Chairman for Wealth Management
TENURE
0.2 yrs

David H. Smith

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$255K
AGE
51
TENURE
8.9 yrs

Martin Slark

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$255K
AGE
64
TENURE
7.9 yrs

John Rowe

TITLE
Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$255K
AGE
72
TENURE
8.9 yrs

Jose Prado Becerra

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$230K
AGE
63
TENURE
6.4 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Northern Trust's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Northern Trust has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Company Info

Description

Northern Trust Corporation, a financial holding company, provides wealth management, asset servicing, asset management, and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families, and individuals worldwide. It operates in two segments, Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) and Wealth Management. The C&IS segment offers asset servicing and related services, including custody, fund administration, investment operations outsourcing, investment management, investment risk and analytical services, employee benefit services, securities lending, foreign exchange, treasury management, brokerage services, transition management services, banking, and cash management services. This segment serves corporate and public retirement funds, foundations, endowments, fund managers, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers trust, investment management, custody, and philanthropic; financial consulting; guardianship and estate administration; family business consulting; family financial education; brokerage services; and private and business banking services. This segment serves high-net-worth individuals and families, business owners, executives, professionals, retirees, and established privately-held businesses. The company also provides asset management services, such as active and passive equity; active and passive fixed income; cash management; alternative asset classes comprising private equity and hedge funds of funds; and multi-manager advisory services and products through separately managed accounts, bank common and collective funds, registered investment companies, exchange traded funds, non-U.S. collective investment funds, and unregistered private investment funds. In addition, it offers overlay and other risk management services. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Details
Name: Northern Trust Corporation
NTRS.P
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1889
$21,004,224,563
218,498,123
Website: http://www.northerntrust.com
Address: Northern Trust Corporation
50 South La Salle Street,
Chicago,
Illinois, 60603,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS NTRS Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 02. Jan 1969
DB NT4 Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 02. Jan 1969
LSE 0K91 Common Stock London Stock Exchange GB USD 02. Jan 1969
BMV NTRS * Common Stock Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 02. Jan 1969
NasdaqGS NTRS.P DEP SHS RP PFD C Nasdaq Global Select US USD 01. Aug 2014
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
18,800
Northern Trust employees.
Industry
Asset Management and Custody Banks
Diversified Financials
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/19 00:36
End of day share price update: 2019/03/18 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/03/18
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/26
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.