Head-to-head analysis: Standard Chartered (OTCMKTS: SCBFF) and Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ: PNFP)


Standard Chartered (OTCMKTS: SCBFGet a rating) and Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFPGet a rating) are both finance companies, but which company is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Standard Chartered has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Pinnacle Financial Partners has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price its stock is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Standard Chartered and Pinnacle Financial Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Standard charter 0 1 2 0 2.67
Pinnacle Financial Partners 0 1 5 0 2.83

Pinnacle Financial Partners has a consensus target price of $110.80, suggesting a potential upside of 41.34%. Given Pinnacle Financial Partners’ higher consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe Pinnacle Financial Partners is more favorable than Standard Chartered.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.4% of Pinnacle Financial Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 2.1% of Pinnacle Financial Partners shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Standard Chartered and Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Standard charter N / A N / A N / A
Pinnacle Financial Partners 36.76% 10.59% 1.42%


Standard Chartered pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Pinnacle Financial Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Pinnacle Financial Partners pays 12.9% of its earnings as a dividend. Pinnacle Financial Partners has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Standard Chartered and Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Standard charter $18.15 billion 1.20 $2.32 billion N / A N / A
Pinnacle Financial Partners $1.43 billion 4.19 $527.32 million $6.80 11.53

Standard Chartered has higher revenues and profits than Pinnacle Financial Partners.


Pinnacle Financial Partners beats Standard Chartered on 11 out of 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Standard Chartered (Get a rating)

Standard Chartered PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services primarily in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. The Company operates through two segments: Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking; and Personal, Retail and Business Banking. It offers retail products, such as deposits, savings, mortgages, credit cards and personal loans; wealth management products and services that include investments, portfolio management, insurance and wealth advice; and transaction banking services, such as cash management, working capital and trade finance products. The Company also provides capital markets products and services that include project and transportation finance, debt capital markets and leveraged finance, financing and securities services, and sales services. and structuring, as well as macro, commodities and credit trading services. Additionally, it offers digital banking solutions. The company serves financial institutions, governments, banks, investors, corporations, small businesses and individuals. It operates through approximately 776 branches. The company was founded in 1853 and is based in London, UK.

About Pinnacle Financial Partners (Get a rating)

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a bank holding company for Pinnacle Bank which provides various banking products and services in the United States. The Company accepts various deposits, including savings, checks, interest-free and interest-bearing checks, money market, and certificates of deposit accounts. Its lending products include commercial loans, such as equipment and working capital loans; commercial real estate loans comprising investment properties and commercial loans secured by real estate; and retail loans consisting of secured and unsecured term and installment loans, lines of credit, residential first mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, and cards credit for consumers and businesses. The company also offers various securities and other financial products; investment products; brokerage and investment advisory programs; and trust and investment management services, such as personal trusts, endowments, foundations, individual retirement accounts, pensions and custody. In addition, it provides insurance agency services primarily in the area of ​​property and casualty; merger and acquisition advisory services; and private debt, equity and mezzanine, and other middle market advisory services. In addition, the Company offers cash management, telephone and online banking, mobile banking, debit cards, direct deposit and remote deposit, mobile deposit option, ATM automatic and cash management. It is aimed at individuals, small and medium-sized businesses and professionals. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 114 offices, including 48 in Tennessee, 36 in North Carolina, 20 in South Carolina, 9 in Virginia and 1 in Georgia. Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.

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