Why CIBC Is Poised to Outperform


Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Canadian banking giant Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at CIBC and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

CIBC facts

Headquarters (founded)

Toronto, Canada (1867)

Market Cap

$32.6 billion


Diversified banks

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$11.4 billion


CEO Gerald McCaughey (since 2005)
CFO Kevin Glass (since 2011)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)


Dividend Yield



Bank of Nova Scotia
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto-Dominion Bank

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 89% of the 320 members who have rated CIBC believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, stocky5, succinctly summed up the CIBC bull case for our community: "Oversold and undervalued. [Thomson/First Call] Price Target is $96.06. Dividend is attractive, yielding over 4%. Canadian banking industry is more stable than the U.S. banking industry. Excellent long term holding."

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