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How to buy Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Fifth Third Bancorp stocks.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Fifth Third Bancorp stocks (FITB.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $43.75 – a decrease of 10.72% over the previous week. Fifth Third Bancorp employs 19,112 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.3 billion.

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Fifth Third Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ:FITB)

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Fifth Third Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
Latest market close$45.04
52-week range$27.47 - $50.64
50-day moving average $44.72
200-day moving average $41.22
Wall St. target price$50.94
PE ratio 12.0751
Dividend yield $1.14 (2.57%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.73

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Is it a good time to buy Fifth Third Bancorp stock?

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Fifth Third Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $45.04 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -10.72%
1 month (2021-12-23) 4.57%
3 months (2021-10-22) -0.99%
6 months (2021-07-23) 25.88%
1 year (2021-01-22) 45.76%
2 years (2020-01-24) 56.17%
3 years (2019-01-24) 62.89%
5 years (2017-01-24) 69.32%

Is Fifth Third Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's P/E ratio

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's PEG ratio

Fifth Third Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9042. 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 Fifth Third Bancorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Fifth Third Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $8.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 42.55%
Gross profit TTM $8.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.33%
Return on equity TTM 12.22%
Profit margin 33.52%
Book value $29.43
Market capitalisation $30.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Fifth Third Bancorp'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 Fifth Third Bancorp.

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 24

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Fifth Third Bancorp's overall score of 24 (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 Fifth Third Bancorp 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.).

Fifth Third Bancorp's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.22/100

Fifth Third Bancorp's environmental score of 2.22 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fifth Third Bancorp is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fifth Third Bancorp's social score

Social score: 12.73/100

Fifth Third Bancorp's social score of 12.73 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Fifth Third Bancorp is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Fifth Third Bancorp's governance score

Governance score: 9.05/100

Fifth Third Bancorp's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Fifth Third Bancorp is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Fifth Third Bancorp's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Fifth Third Bancorp share dividends

25%

Dividend payout ratio: 24.5% of net profits

Recently Fifth Third Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 24.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.57% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Fifth Third Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 2.57% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Fifth Third Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $1.14 per share.

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

Fifth Third Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 18 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Fifth Third Bancorp's shares ever split?

Fifth Third Bancorp's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 17 July 2000. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Fifth Third Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Fifth Third Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Fifth Third Bancorp's share price.

Fifth Third Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Fifth Third Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $27.4684 up to $50.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FITB.US volatility(beta: 1.45)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Fifth Third Bancorp's is 1.4491. This would suggest that Fifth Third Bancorp's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Fifth Third Bancorp overview

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, a federally chartered institution. As of September 30, 2021, the Company had $208 billion in assets and operates 1,100 full-service Banking Centers, and 2,336 Fifth Third branded ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to approximately 52,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2021, had $541 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $61 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www. 53.

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