Critical Contrast: Banco Bradesco (NYSE: BBDO) vs. Sberbank of Russia (OTCMKTS: SBRCY)

Sberbank of Russia (OTCMKTS:SBRCY – Get Rating) and Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBDO – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.


This table compares net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Sberbank of Russia and Banco Bradesco.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Sberbank of Russia 40.80% 21.45% 2.97%
Bradesco Bank 21.20% 17.67% 1.58%


Sberbank of Russia pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 163.5%. Banco Bradesco pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Banco Bradesco pays 7.3% of its profits as a dividend.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Sberbank of Russia and Banco Bradesco.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Sberbank of Russia $49.52 billion 0.06 $16.97 billion N / A N / A
Bradesco Bank $22.16 billion 1.64 $4.07 billion $0.41 9.10

Sberbank of Russia has higher revenues and profits than Banco Bradesco.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current ratings and recommendations for Sberbank of Russia and Banco Bradesco, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Sberbank of Russia 1 0 2 0 2.33
Bradesco Bank 0 0 0 0 N / A

Risk and Volatility

Sberbank of Russia has a beta of 1.7, suggesting its stock price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Banco Bradesco has a beta of 1.13, suggesting its stock price is 13 % more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and insider ownership

0.1% of Sberbank of Russia shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Sberbank of Russia beats Banco Bradesco on 10 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Sberbank of Russia (Get an evaluation)

Sberbank of Russia, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking products and services for businesses and individuals, small businesses, corporations and financial institutions. The company offers deposit products; retirement accounts; payment, transfer, brokerage and asset management services; auto, home, school and consumer loans; mortgages; debit and credit cards and overdraft service; and refinancing products. It also provides derivatives, financial instruments, foreign exchange, precious metals, corporate structured products, commodities and securities, as well as debt and capital markets financing services, documentaries and other commission services. In addition, it offers life, property, credit card, accident, liability, fiduciary, investment and universal life, travel and mutual fund insurance products, as well as individual pension plans and retirement programs. business. In addition, the Company provides corporate bank accounts, a platform for exporters and importers, merchant acquiring and international trade services, as well as corporate cards for small businesses; and loans, investment products and capital market services, fund investment services and banking services for corporate clients. It also provides trade finance, interbank lending, currency hedging and treasury services; deposits, custodial services and electronic trading systems; and settlement and collection services to financial institutions. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 11 regional banks and 14,162 branches in Russia. The company is also present in 18 countries internationally. Sberbank of Russia was founded in 1841 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

About Banco Bradesco (Get an evaluation)

Banco Bradesco SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services to individuals, businesses and companies in Brazil and abroad. The Company operates through two segments, Banking and Insurance. It provides current, savings, click and salary accounts; real estate credit, car financing, salary credit, mortgage loan, microcredit, leasing, personal and installment credit; debit and business cards; financial and security services; consortium products; automobile, personal accident, dental, travel and life insurance; investment products; retirement products; real estate and vehicle auctions; cash management and foreign trade and foreign exchange services; capitalization bonds; and online banking. Banco Bradesco SA was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Osasco, Brazil.

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