BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is one of 200 public companies in the “Commercial Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare BOK Financial Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and risk.


BOK Financial Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. BOK Financial Corporation pays out 37.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 35.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. BOK Financial Corporation has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

31.2% of BOK Financial Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 62.0% of BOK Financial Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of shares of all “Commercial Banks” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares BOK Financial Corporation and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
BOK Financial Corporation $1.52 billion $232.66 million 17.87
BOK Financial Corporation Competitors $341.79 million $72.49 million 21.09

BOK Financial Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. BOK Financial Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BOK Financial Corporation 19.31% 9.15% 0.96%
BOK Financial Corporation Competitors 20.42% 8.63% 0.92%

Volatility & Risk

BOK Financial Corporation has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BOK Financial Corporation’s peers have a beta of 0.73, suggesting that their average stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for BOK Financial Corporation and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BOK Financial Corporation 0 6 2 0 2.25
BOK Financial Corporation Competitors 363 2863 2312 68 2.37

BOK Financial Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $89.86, indicating a potential upside of 5.43%. As a group, “Commercial Banks” companies have a potential upside of 5.60%. Given BOK Financial Corporation’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BOK Financial Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


BOK Financial Corporation peers beat BOK Financial Corporation on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About BOK Financial Corporation

BOK Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company offers full service banking in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Northwest Arkansas, Colorado, Arizona and Kansas/Missouri. The Company’s segments include Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, Wealth Management, and Funds Management and Other. The Commercial Banking segment includes lending, treasury and cash management services, and customer risk management products for small businesses, middle market and commercial customers. The Commercial Banking segment also includes the TransFund Electronic Funds Network. The Consumer Banking segment includes retail lending and deposit services, lending and deposit services to small business customers served through the retail branch network and all mortgage banking activities. The Wealth Management segment provides fiduciary services, private bank services and investment advisory services in all markets.

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