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How to buy Ally Financial (ALLY) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Ally Financial stocks.

Ally Financial is a credit services business based in the US. Ally Financial stocks (ALLY.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $50.75 – an increase of 3.56% over the previous week. Ally Financial employs 10,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.7 billion.

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Ally Financial stock price (NYSE:ALLY)

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Ally Financial shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$40.39
52-week range$37.05 - $55.28
50-day moving average $42.37
200-day moving average $48.06
Wall St. target price$59.26
PE ratio 4.8854
Dividend yield $0.99 (2.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.98

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Is it a good time to buy Ally Financial stock?

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Ally Financial price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $40.39 from 2022-05-23

1 week (2022-05-18) 3.56%
1 month (2022-04-25) -3.92%
3 months (2022-02-25) -19.97%
6 months (2021-11-24) -19.11%
1 year (2021-05-25) -23.91%
2 years (2020-05-22) 154.19%
3 years (2019-05-24) 37.24%
5 years (2017-05-25) 111.36%

Is Ally Financial under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ally Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ally Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ally Financial's P/E ratio

Ally Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Ally Financial shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Ally Financial's PEG ratio

Ally Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.3048. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ally Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ally Financial financials

Revenue TTM $8.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 43.8%
Gross profit TTM $8.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.6%
Return on equity TTM 19.47%
Profit margin 33.39%
Book value $39.99
Market capitalisation $12.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ally Financial's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Ally Financial.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Ally Financial's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.96

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ally Financial's overall score of 29.96 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 43rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Ally Financial is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Ally Financial's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.14/100

Ally Financial's environmental score of 7.14 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ally Financial is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Ally Financial's social score

Social score: 21.81/100

Ally Financial's social score of 21.81 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ally Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Ally Financial's governance score

Governance score: 18.52/100

Ally Financial's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Ally Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Ally Financial's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ally Financial scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Ally Financial has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Ally Financial share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 13.03% of net profits

Recently Ally Financial has paid out, on average, around 13.03% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ally Financial shareholders could enjoy a 2.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ally Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $0.99 per share.

While Ally Financial's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ally Financial is investing more in its future growth.

Ally Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 16 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ally Financial's shares ever split?

Ally Financial's shares were split on a 310:1 basis on 10 April 2014. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 310 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ally Financial shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 99.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ally Financial shares which in turn could have impacted Ally Financial's share price.

Ally Financial share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ally Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.05 up to $55.2834. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALLY.US volatility(beta: 1.32)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ally Financial's is 1.3152. This would suggest that Ally Financial's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ally Financial overview

Ally Financial Inc. , a digital financial-services company, provides various digital financial products and services to consumer, commercial, and corporate customers primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through four segments: Automotive Finance Operations, Insurance Operations, Mortgage Finance Operations, and Corporate Finance Operations. The Automotive Finance Operations segment offers automotive financing services, including providing retail installment sales contracts, loans and operating leases, term loans to dealers, financing dealer floorplans and other lines of credit to dealers, warehouse lines to automotive retailers, and fleet financing. It also provides financing services to companies and municipalities for the purchase or lease of vehicles, and vehicle-remarketing services. The Insurance Operations segment offers consumer finance protection and insurance products through the automotive dealer channel, and commercial insurance products directly to dealers. This segment provides vehicle service and maintenance contract, and guaranteed asset protection products; and underwrites commercial insurance coverages, which primarily insure dealers' vehicle inventory.

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