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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 10.22
BMO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BMO: 10.22 )
BMO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 10.22

Equity to Asset 0.05
BMO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BMO: 0.05 )
BMO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.06
Current: 0.05

0.04
0.06
Interest Coverage 1.17
BMO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BMO: 1.17 )
BMO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.17
Current: 1.17

0.2
1.17
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.12
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 33.06
BMO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. BMO: 33.06 )
BMO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 18.62   Max: 35.24
Current: 33.06

18.62
35.24
Net-margin (%) 25.72
BMO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. BMO: 25.72 )
BMO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.15   Max: 26.68
Current: 25.72

16.15
26.68
ROE (%) 13.76
BMO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. BMO: 13.76 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.85   Max: 17.48
Current: 13.76

8.85
17.48
ROA (%) 0.78
BMO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BMO: 0.78 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.78

0.46
0.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 245.41
BMO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. BMO: 245.41 )
BMO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 88.17   Max: 245.41
Current: 245.41

88.17
245.41
Revenue Growth (%) 4.90
BMO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BMO: 4.90 )
BMO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 8.6
Current: 4.9

0.4
8.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.30
BMO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BMO: 9.30 )
BMO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 24.4
Current: 9.3

-14.8
24.4
EPS Growth (%) 10.70
BMO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. BMO: 10.70 )
BMO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 27.3
Current: 10.7

-15.8
27.3
» BMO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BMO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 629,895 sh (+46.66%)
Pioneer Investments 250,608 sh (+0.23%)
Tom Russo 157 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 18,236 sh (-0.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 481,631 sh (-14.5%)
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Q2 2013

BMO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Bill Frels 18,636 sh (+2.19%)
Pioneer Investments 250,608 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 449,700 sh (-6.63%)
Jim Simons 413,095 sh (-34.42%)
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Q3 2013

BMO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 32,782 sh (New)
Bill Frels 18,636 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 250,474 sh (-0.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 358,100 sh (-20.37%)
Jim Simons 48,495 sh (-88.26%)
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Q4 2013

BMO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 720 sh (New)
Jim Simons 237,995 sh (+390.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 373,000 sh (+4.16%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Bill Frels 11,636 sh (-37.56%)
Steven Cohen 8,665 sh (-73.57%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BMO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$64.72 - $70.79 $ 69.051%720
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$51.62 - $60.23 $ 69.0523%0
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.1%$56.27 - $60.6 $ 69.0528%109700
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0031%$52.65 - $61.14 $ 69.0523%0
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0049%$54.4 - $65.45 $ 69.0513%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 New Buy$54.4 - $65.45 $ 69.0513%6000
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$57.57 - $64.76 $ 69.0513%0
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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.Canada26.195.01
BMO.PR.M.Canada25.324.24Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -16-
BMO.PR.J.Canada25.874.35
BMO.PR.H.Canada25.035.29
BMO.PR.Q.Canada24.693.95
BMO.PR.L.Canada26.485.48Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -B- Without Fixed Maturity Series -15-
BMO.PR.P.Canada25.995.19Non-Cum Reset Pfd Shs -B- Series -23-
BMO.PR.O.Canada25.366.41Non-cumulative five-year rate reset Class B preferred shares, Series 21
BMO.PR.R.Canada25.281.30
BMQCF0.000.00Non-Cum Pfd Shs -B- Series -16-
BMQZF0.005.49Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs -B- Without Fixed Maturity Series -15-

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.00
BMO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. BMO: 12.00 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 18.2
Current: 12

0.53
18.2
P/B 1.70
BMO's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BMO: 1.70 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.7

0.77
2.54
P/S 3.00
BMO's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BMO: 3.00 )
BMO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.84
Current: 3

0.12
3.84
PFCF 5.00
BMO's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BMO: 5.00 )
BMO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1663.33
Current: 5

0.2
1663.33
EV-to-EBIT 0.20
BMO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 1447 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. BMO: 0.20 )
BMO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 12.8
Current: 0.2

0.1
12.8
PEG 0.70
BMO's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BMO: 0.70 )
BMO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 84.24
Current: 0.7

0.01
84.24
Shiller P/E 14.30
BMO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. BMO: 14.30 )
BMO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 19.37
Current: 14.3

1.12
19.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.10
BMO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BMO: 4.10 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.33   Max: 11.35
Current: 4.1

2.33
11.35
Dividend Payout 0.46
BMO's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
52% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. BMO: 0.46 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: -15.56   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.46

-15.56
1.8
Dividend growth (3y) 1.60
BMO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
71% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BMO: 1.60 )
BMO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 72.2
Current: 1.6

0
72.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.33
BMO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1327 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. BMO: 4.33 )
BMO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.46   Max: 11.99
Current: 4.33

2.46
11.99
Share Buyback Rate -4.90
BMO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. BMO: -4.90 )
BMO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -6.1
Current: -4.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
BMO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BMO: 2.10 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 3.01
Current: 2.1

1.2
3.01
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
BMO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BMO: 0.70 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 65.83
Current: 0.7

0.02
65.83
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BMO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BMO: 1.10 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.1

0.05
1.9
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
BMO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BMO: 0.60 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3.02
Current: 0.6

0.02
3.02
Price/Graham Number 1.00
BMO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BMO: 1.00 )
BMO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.32
Current: 1

0.61
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 470.90
BMO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BMO: 470.90 )
BMO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 66301.8
Current: 470.9

7.8
66301.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.57
BMO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - Canada industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. BMO: 21.57 )
BMO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 151.4
Current: 21.57

-8.5
151.4

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - Canada
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
Bank of Montreal is incorporated in 1821 by an Act of Lower Canada as the first Canadian chartered bank. The bank commenced its business in Montreal in 1817 It 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 2,000 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 large 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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