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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 10.23
BMO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 1688 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BMO: 10.23 )
BMO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 11.16
Current: 10.23

1.27
11.16
Equity to Asset 0.06
BMO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 2260 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BMO: 0.06 )
BMO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.06
Current: 0.06

0.04
0.06
Interest Coverage 1.14
BMO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 2143 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BMO: 1.14 )
BMO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.14
Current: 1.14

0.2
1.14
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.12
WACC vs ROIC
14.49%
139.18%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.53
BMO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2333 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.19 vs. BMO: 28.53 )
BMO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.62   Max: 35.24
Current: 28.53

18.62
35.24
Net-margin (%) 23.88
BMO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2333 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.29 vs. BMO: 23.88 )
BMO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.15   Max: 26.68
Current: 23.88

16.15
26.68
ROE (%) 12.41
BMO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2336 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. BMO: 12.41 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.32   Max: 17.96
Current: 12.41

9.32
17.96
ROA (%) 0.70
BMO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2341 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BMO: 0.70 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.7

0.44
0.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 343.75
BMO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2305 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 88.52 vs. BMO: 343.75 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 87.95   Max: 245.25
Current: 343.75

87.95
245.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
BMO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1994 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BMO: 3.90 )
BMO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 8.6
Current: 3.9

0.4
8.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
BMO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. BMO: 7.40 )
BMO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.8   Max: 17.7
Current: 7.4

-13.8
17.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
BMO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BMO: 9.60 )
BMO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 27.3
Current: 9.6

-15.8
27.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BMO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 432,595 sh (+81.77%)
Steven Cohen 10,068 sh (+16.19%)
David Dreman 752 sh (+4.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 334,700 sh (-10.27%)
Bill Frels 9,636 sh (-17.19%)
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Q2 2014

BMO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 813 sh (+8.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 335,000 sh (+0.09%)
Bill Frels 6,636 sh (-31.13%)
Jim Simons 231,095 sh (-46.58%)
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Q3 2014

BMO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 315,895 sh (+36.69%)
Jeremy Grantham 335,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 6,636 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 358 sh (-55.97%)
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Q4 2014

BMO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 393,295 sh (+24.50%)
Bill Frels 6,836 sh (+3.01%)
Jeremy Grantham 286,200 sh (-14.57%)
David Dreman 295 sh (-17.60%)
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Preferred stocks of Bank of Montreal

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BMO.PR.N.Canada24.996.50Bank of Montreal,non-cumulative, five-year rate reset Class B preferred shares, Series 18
BMO.PR.K.Canada26.013.78
BMO.PR.M.Canada25.262.52Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -16-
BMO.PR.J.Canada25.523.31
BMO.PR.H.Canada25.035.29
BMO.PR.Q.Canada22.844.27
BMO.PR.L.Canada25.934.19Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -B- Without Fixed Maturity Series -15-
BMO.PR.P.Canada25.005.40Non-Cum Reset Pfd Shs -B- Series -23-
BMO.PR.O.Canada25.006.50Non-cumulative five-year rate reset Class B preferred shares, Series 21
BMO.PR.R.Canada24.132.65
BMQCF0.000.00Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -16-
BMQZF20.534.80Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -B- Without Fixed Maturity Series -15-
BMO.PR.S.Canada24.203.47Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -27-
BMO.PR.T.Canada23.942.94Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -29-
BMO.PR.W.Canada23.632.30Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -31-

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.60
BMO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. BMO: 12.60 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 18.2
Current: 12.6

0.53
18.2
Forward P/E 11.35
BMO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 11.35 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.50
BMO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. BMO: 12.50 )
BMO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 18.31
Current: 12.5

0.53
18.31
P/B 1.38
BMO's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BMO: 1.38 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.47
Current: 1.38

0.77
2.47
P/S 3.03
BMO's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. BMO: 3.03 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.89
Current: 3.03

0.12
3.89
EV-to-EBIT 1.21
BMO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. BMO: 1.21 )
BMO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 12.8
Current: 1.21

-3.9
12.8
PEG 2.19
BMO's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 2.19 )
BMO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 17.9
Current: 2.19

0.01
17.9
Shiller P/E 14.16
BMO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 14.16 )
BMO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 17.29
Current: 14.16

1.11
17.29
Days Sales Outstanding 13.75
BMO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 13.75 )
BMO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 14.52   Max: 294.33
Current: 13.75

14.52
294.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.13
BMO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 2176 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BMO: 4.13 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 11.35
Current: 4.13

2.68
11.35
Dividend Payout 0.48
BMO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. BMO: 0.48 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.48

0.01
1.8
Dividend growth (3y) 3.20
BMO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1316 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BMO: 3.20 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.2
Current: 3.2

0
72.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.48
BMO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. BMO: 4.48 )
BMO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 12.41
Current: 4.48

2.93
12.41
Share Buyback Rate -2.20
BMO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. BMO: -2.20 )
BMO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -6.2
Current: -2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.38
BMO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. BMO: 1.38 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.38

1.35
2.7
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
BMO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 1.19 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 38.35
Current: 1.19

0.04
38.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
BMO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BMO: 1.05 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.05

0.04
1.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
BMO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BMO: 2.20 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3.02
Current: 2.2

0.02
3.02
Price/Graham Number 0.86
BMO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 3110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BMO: 0.86 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.86

0.61
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 82.60
BMO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2321 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BMO: 82.60 )
BMO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 2402.9
Current: 82.6

7.8
2402.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.94
BMO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. BMO: 8.94 )
BMO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -46.9   Max: 183.9
Current: 8.94

-46.9
183.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:RY, CM, NTIOF, BNS, CBWBF » details
Traded in other countries:BMO.PR.N.Canada, BMO.PR.K.Canada, BMO.PR.M.Canada, BMO.PR.J.Canada, BMO.PR.H.Canada, BMO.PR.Q.Canada, BMO.PR.L.Canada, BMO.PR.P.Canada, BMO.PR.O.Canada, BMO.Canada, BZZ.Germany, BMO.PR.R.Canada, BMQZF.USA, BMO.PR.S.Canada, BMO.PR.T.Canada, BMO.PR.W.Canada,
Bank of Montreal was incorporated in 1821 by an Act of Lower Canada as the first Canadian chartered bank. The Company offers credit and non-credit products and services directly and through Canadian and non-Canadian subsidiaries. The Company is comprised of three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking which provides financial services to personal and commercial customers across Canada and in select markets in the U.S. Midwest through its branches as well as directly and a network of automated banking machines; Private Client Group which provides wealth management products and services to individuals and select institutional segments through Bank of Montreal, BMO Nesbitt Burns(r), BMO InvestorLine(r), Guardian Mutual Funds, Jones Heward Investment Counsel and BMO Harris Private Banking in Canada and through Harris Private Bank and Harris Investment Management in the United States and BMO Capital Markets which serves corporate, institutional and government clients in Canada and the United States but also in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and Australia, offering clients complete financial and capital markets solutions. The Bank's Corporate Services and Technology and Operations groups, provide risk management, information technology and other corporate services to the three operating groups. The Company also provides investment dealer services through the BMO Nesbitt Burns group of companies, which include BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., a Canadian investment dealer and BMO Capital Markets Corp. The Company competes with companies including full-service banks, internet banks, trust companies, credit unions, online and full-service brokerages, investment dealers, life and property and casualty insurance companies, mutual fund dealers and other mono-line financial institutions among others. The activities of Bank of Montreal and its subsidiaries in the United States are subject to federal and state supervision, regulation and examination by bank regulatory and other governmental agencies.
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Headlines

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As its 200th Anniversary Fast Approaches, BMO Financial Group and Montreal en Histoires Partner to C Apr 27 2015 
BMO Investments Inc. Announces Change to its Mutual Fund Lineup Apr 17 2015 
Leith Wheeler Canadian Equity Fund Buys 3 New Stocks Mar 31 2015 
BMO: Renminbi Hub Will Help Canadians Expand Business in China Feb 17 2015 
BMO: Canadian Millennials Are More Optimistic About Retirement Than Boomers Jan 28 2015 
BMO 2015 ETF Outlook Report: Opportunities and Challenges for the ETF Industry Jan 23 2015 
BMO Harris Bank to Boost Credit to Minnesota Business Owners by up to $3 Billion Jan 22 2015 
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds Jan 20 2015 
BMO's Justine Fedak Recognized by the Chicago Business Journal as One of 40 Women of Influence Jan 20 2015 
BMO's Fifth Annual RRSP Study: Almost Two-Thirds of Canadians Say They Will Contribute to Their RRSP Jan 15 2015 

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