Royal Bank of Scotland PLC

RBS-N

NYSE:RBS

2.94
0.10 (3.29%)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc is a British banking and insurance holding company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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October 4, 2006
(A Top Pick Aug 15/06. Up 6.4%.) Some international banks are much cheaper than Canadian. Trades below 10 X earnings. Dividend of almost 4.5%.
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(A Top Pick Aug 15/06. Up 6.4%.) Some international banks are much cheaper than Canadian. Trades below 10 X earnings. Dividend of almost 4.5%.
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September 28, 2006
One of their biggest holdings. One of the cheapest banks in Europe.
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One of their biggest holdings. One of the cheapest banks in Europe.
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September 26, 2006
Have a margin of safety. Large frachaise in the US. Not a global bank, but more retail.
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Have a margin of safety. Large frachaise in the US. Not a global bank, but more retail.
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September 5, 2006
(A Top Pick Apr 4/06. Down 3.5%.) A value play. Most banks trade about 2.5 X Book but this one trades about 1.5 X. Dividend around 5%. Better positioned now. Own City Bank in the US. The inverse negative yield curve in the UK is hurting them but this should unwind. Cheap.
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(A Top Pick Apr 4/06. Down 3.5%.) A value play. Most banks trade about 2.5 X Book but this one trades about 1.5 X. Dividend around 5%. Better positioned now. Own City Bank in the US. The inverse negative yield curve in the UK is hurting them but this should unwind. Cheap.
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August 22, 2006
Trades at 10 X earnings. Has a 4% yield. Trades below 2 X book.
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Trades at 10 X earnings. Has a 4% yield. Trades below 2 X book.
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August 15, 2006
(A Top Pick Mar 30/06. Down 5%.) Trades at 10 X earnings. At 4.5% yield and 18% ROE, the stock is not going to collapse on you. Management is making important changes that the market is not giving them credit for.
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(A Top Pick Mar 30/06. Down 5%.) Trades at 10 X earnings. At 4.5% yield and 18% ROE, the stock is not going to collapse on you. Management is making important changes that the market is not giving them credit for.
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July 7, 2006
(A Top Pick Apr 4/06. Down 6.3%.) A valuation call. It trades at about 1.5 X Book where Canadian banks trade and about 2.5. Good yield.
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(A Top Pick Apr 4/06. Down 6.3%.) A valuation call. It trades at about 1.5 X Book where Canadian banks trade and about 2.5. Good yield.
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June 30, 2006
Pays about 4%. Valuation at 10 X earnings is very compelling. Buying back shares.
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Pays about 4%. Valuation at 10 X earnings is very compelling. Buying back shares.
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June 14, 2006
4.25% dividend. Was used to lower his Canadian content. Valuation is compelling. Trades at about 1.5 X book whereas Canadian banks trade at about 2.3. He is making a small bet that the flat UK yield curve normalizes. Have a good wealth management business.
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4.25% dividend. Was used to lower his Canadian content. Valuation is compelling. Trades at about 1.5 X book whereas Canadian banks trade at about 2.3. He is making a small bet that the flat UK yield curve normalizes. Have a good wealth management business.
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May 26, 2006
(London Stock Exchange) Trades at 10 X earnings. Has a 4.8% yield. Has a great franchise in the UK retail sector which has done very well. Also have a strong franchise in the US. Have the lowest cost income ratios of any bank.
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(London Stock Exchange) Trades at 10 X earnings. Has a 4.8% yield. Has a great franchise in the UK retail sector which has done very well. Also have a strong franchise in the US. Have the lowest cost income ratios of any bank.
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March 18, 2006
Royal Bank of Scotland, (Doesn't trade locally so no symbol available-- on London stock exchange). Trades at 10 times earnings, it has yield of 4 1/2 percent. Has outperformed over the last 12 months, due to acquisitions. Have recently increased their dividend by 25%.
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Royal Bank of Scotland, (Doesn't trade locally so no symbol available-- on London stock exchange). Trades at 10 times earnings, it has yield of 4 1/2 percent. Has outperformed over the last 12 months, due to acquisitions. Have recently increased their dividend by 25%.
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