Analyzing First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) & Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) – Fairfield Current
We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. 0.5% of Royal Bank of Scotland Group shares are held by institutional investors. Royal Bank of Scotland Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than First Republic Bank, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.