Reviewing ICICI Bank Limited (IBN)’s and Great Western Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:GWB)’s results

ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) and Great Western Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:GWB) compete against each other in the Money Center Banks sector. We will compare them and contrast their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ICICI Bank Limited 11 0.00 N/A 0.28 43.45
Great Western Bancorp Inc. 34 3.85 N/A 3.06 11.06

Demonstrates ICICI Bank Limited and Great Western Bancorp Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. Great Western Bancorp Inc. has higher revenue and earnings than ICICI Bank Limited. The business with the higher P/E out of the two companies is considered for more expensive of the two firms currently. ICICI Bank Limited’s shares have been trading at higher P/E ratio which means it is currently more expensive than Great Western Bancorp Inc.


Table 2 has ICICI Bank Limited and Great Western Bancorp Inc.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ICICI Bank Limited 0.00% 0% 0%
Great Western Bancorp Inc. 0.00% 9.5% 1.4%

Volatility & Risk

ICICI Bank Limited has a 0.82 beta, while its volatility is 18.00% which is less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Great Western Bancorp Inc.’s 63.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 volatility due to the company’s 1.63 beta.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

ICICI Bank Limited and Great Western Bancorp Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 23.9% and 0%. About 62.4% of ICICI Bank Limited’s share are held by insiders. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.41% of Great Western Bancorp Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
ICICI Bank Limited 4.18% -3.33% 7.11% 15.3% 38.59% 18.66%
Great Western Bancorp Inc. 0.21% -5.35% -2.79% -4.17% -19.53% 8.22%

For the past year ICICI Bank Limited has stronger performance than Great Western Bancorp Inc.


On 7 of the 9 factors Great Western Bancorp Inc. beats ICICI Bank Limited.

ICICI Bank Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial services in India and internationally. It operates through Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury, Other Banking, Life Insurance, General Insurance, and Others segments. The company offers savings, salary, pension, current, other accounts; and fixed, recurring, and security deposits. It also provides home, car, two wheeler, personal, gold, and commercial business loans, as well as loans against securities and other loans; business loans, such as working capital finance, term loans, collateral free loans, loans without financials, finance for importers and exporters, and secured loans for credit card swipes, as well as loans for new entities, and schools and colleges; and credit, debit, prepaid, travel, and corporate cards. In addition, the company offers life, health, travel, car, two wheeler, home, and student medical insurance products; pockets wallet; fixed income products; investment products, such as mutual funds, gold monetization schemes, and initial public offerings, as well as other online investment services; and farmer finance, tractor loans, and micro banking services, as well as other services to agri traders and processors, and agri corporates. Further, it provides portfolio management, trade, foreign exchange, locker, private and NRI banking, and cash management services; family wealth and demat accounts; commercial banking, investment banking, capital markets and custodial, project and technology finance, and institutional banking services, as well as Internet, mobile, and phone banking services. Additionally, the company offers securities investment, broking, trading, and underwriting services; and merchant banking, private equity/venture capital fund management, trusteeship, and pension fund management services. As of March 31, 2017, it had a network of 4,850 branches and 13,882 ATMs. ICICI Bank Limited was founded in 1955 and is based in Mumbai, India.

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