Axos Financial (AX) & Its Peers Head to Head Survey

Axos Financial (NASDAQ:AXGet Rating) is one of 115 publicly-traded companies in the “Federal savings institutions” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Axos Financial to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Axos Financial and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Axos Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
Axos Financial Competitors 427 1824 1467 95 2.32

As a group, “Federal savings institutions” companies have a potential upside of 28.45%. Given Axos Financial’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Axos Financial has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Axos Financial and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Axos Financial 32.23% 16.75% 1.64%
Axos Financial Competitors 20.25% 8.23% 0.93%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

76.2% of Axos Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.9% of shares of all “Federal savings institutions” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of Axos Financial shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.7% of shares of all “Federal savings institutions” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Axos Financial and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Axos Financial $723.12 million $215.71 million 9.84
Axos Financial Competitors $832.80 million $230.73 million 7.28

Axos Financial’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Axos Financial. Axos Financial is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Axos Financial has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axos Financial’s peers have a beta of 0.59, meaning that their average stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Axos Financial beats its peers on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Axos Financial Company Profile (Get Rating)

Axos Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides consumer and business banking products in the United States. It operates through Banking Business and Securities Business segments. The company offers deposits products, including consumer and business checking, demand, savings, time deposit, money market, zero balance, and insured cash sweep accounts. It also provides single family, multifamily, and commercial mortgage loans; commercial real estate secured loans; commercial and industrial non-real estate, asset-backed, lines of credit, and term loans; automobile loans; fixed rate term unsecured loans; and other loans, such as structure settlements, small business administration consumer loans, and securities-backed loans. In addition, the company offers ACH origination, wire transfer, commercial check printing, business bill pay and account transfer; remote deposit capture, mobile deposit, lockbox, merchant, and online payment portal; concierge banking; mobile and text messaging banking; and payment services, as well as debit and credit cards, and digital wallets. Further, it provides disclosed clearing services; back-office services, such as record keeping, trade reporting, accounting, general back-office support, securities and margin lending, reorganization assistance, and custody of securities; and financing to brokerage customers. The company was formerly known as BofI Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Axos Financial, Inc. in September 2018. Axos Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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