Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS:AKBTY) and Trustmark (NASDAQ:TRMK) Direct Inquiry

Akbank TAS (OTCMKTS:AKBTY – Get Rating) and Trustmark (NASDAQ:TRMK – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, and analyst recommendations.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Akbank TAS and Trustmark.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Akbank TAS $5.81 billion N / A $898.88 million N / A N / A
Trusted brand $676.13 million 2.76 $147.37 million $1.99 15.23

Akbank TAS has higher revenue and profit than Trustmark.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.7% of Trustmark shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Trustmark shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Akbank TAS and Trustmark, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Akbank TAS 0 1 2 0 2.67
Trusted brand 0 0 0 0 N / A

Trustmark has a consensus target price of $30.00, suggesting a potential downside of 1.02%. Given Trustmark’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Trustmark is more favorable than Akbank TAS.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Akbank TAS and Trustmark.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Akbank TAS N / A N / A N / A
Trusted brand 18.77% 7.74% 0.77%


Akbank TAS pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Trustmark pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Trustmark pays 46.2% of its profits as a dividend.

Volatility and risk

Akbank TAS has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Trustmark has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Trustmark beats Akbank TAS on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Akbank TAS

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Akbank TAS, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and services in Turkey and abroad. It operates through: Retail Banking; Commercial Bank, SME Bank, Investment Bank and Private Bank; and segments of the treasury. The Company’s retail banking services include deposit accounts, personal loans, commercial installment loans, credit cards, insurance products and asset management services, as well as bank cards, investment fund trading, automatic payment, foreign currency trading, safe deposit box rental, checks, money transfer, investment banking, and telephone and Internet banking. It also offers services to large, medium and small enterprises and corporates, including working capital financing denominated in Turkish liras (TL) and foreign currencies, investment financing, foreign trade financing, derivative instruments at purposes of hedging foreign exchange and interest risks, letters of credit, foreign exchange transactions, corporate finance and deposit and cash management services, as well as loans for project financing; and one-off and ongoing working capital management solutions for corporate clients, providing cash management services based on client requests that include collection and payment services and cash and information management. In addition, the Company is engaged in treasury activities consisting of spot and forward transactions in TL and foreign currencies, Treasury bonds and government bonds, Eurobonds and private sector bond transactions, as well as derivatives trading activities; and related treasury product marketing and pricing activities. In addition, it provides leasing services, stock brokerage and portfolio management services, as well as payment services and issues e-money. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 710 branches. Akbank TAS was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.

About the Trustmark

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Trustmark Corporation operates as a bank holding company for Trustmark National Bank which provides banking and other financial solutions to individuals and businesses in the United States. The Company operates through three segments: General Banking, Wealth Management and Insurance. It offers checking, savings, and money market accounts; certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts; financing of commercial and industrial projects, income-producing commercial real estate, owner-occupied real estate, and construction and land development; and installment and real estate loans, and lines of credit, as well as cash management services. The Company also provides mortgage banking services, including construction financing, conventional and government-insured mortgage origination, and secondary mortgage marketing and servicing. In addition, it provides wealth and trust management services, such as administration of personal trusts and estates; management of investment accounts for individuals, employee benefit plans and charitable foundations; and corporate trust and institutional custody, securities brokerage, financial and estate planning, pension plan and investment management services. In addition, the company offers commercial insurance products and services for healthcare professionals, construction, manufacturing, hospitality, real estate, and group life and health insurance plans; and life and health insurance, and personal lines insurance policies for individual customers. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 167 full-service branches and 13 limited-service branches; and 198 ATMs and 69 ATMs. The company was founded in 1889 and is based in Jackson, Mississippi.

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