Fifth Third Bancorp ($FITB) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Fifth Third Bancorp
Stock ticker FITB
Live stock price [stckqut]FITB[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor


Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $9.87
Target stock price (averages with growth) $13.31
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $14.2
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $10.54

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Fifth Third Bancorp (the Bancorp) is a diversified financial services company. As of December 31, 2011, the Bancorp had $117 billion in assets, operated 15 affiliates with 1,316 full-service Banking Centers, including 104 Bank Mart locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores, and 2,425 automated teller machines (ATMs) in 12 states throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern regions of the United States. The Bancorp operates in four business segments: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Investment Advisors. The Bancorp also has a 49% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC.


Confident Investor comments:┬áBanking is tough to do well in the US in today’s economy. Other banks are better run. At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in this stock.


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