Popular Company Profile (NASDAQ:BPOP)

About Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Popular logoPopular, Inc. (Popular) is a financial holding company. The Company operates in two segments: Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (BPPR), which includes its Puerto Rico business, and Banco Popular North America (BPNA), which includes its the United States mainland business. The Company has operations in Puerto Rico, the United States and the Caribbean. The Company's BPPR segment provides retail, mortgage and commercial banking services through its banking subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, as well as auto and equipment leasing and financing, investment banking, broker-dealer and insurance services through specialized subsidiaries. The Company's BPNA segment consists of Popular North America, Inc. (PNA) functioning as the holding company for its operations in the United States. It also operates PNA's subsidiary, E-LOAN, Inc. The banking operations of BPNA in the United States mainland are based in New York, Florida and New Jersey, conducted under the name of Popular Community Bank.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Foreign Regional Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:BPOP
  • CUSIP: 73317470
  • Web: www.popular.com/home
  • Market Cap: $3.91 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 101,986,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $42.12
  • 52 Week Range: $26.72 - $45.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.900
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.24
  • P/E Growth: 2.040
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.7 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.30
  • Book Value: $50.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.76
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • Net Margins: 11.02%
  • Return on Equity: 6.73%
  • Return on Assets: 0.94%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.83%
  • Average Volume: 586,774 shs.
  • Beta: 1.58
  • Short Ratio: 2.95

Frequently Asked Questions for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

What is Popular's stock symbol?

Popular trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BPOP."

How often does Popular pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Popular?

Popular declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. View Popular's Dividend History.

How will Popular's stock buyback program work?

Popular declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $75,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 1.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Popular's earnings last quarter?

Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 25th. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $477.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $441.33 million. Popular had a return on equity of 6.73% and a net margin of 11.02%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.81 earnings per share. View Popular's Earnings History.

Where is Popular's stock going? Where will Popular's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Popular's stock. Their predictions range from $41.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Popular's stock price to reach $45.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Popular.

Who are some of Popular's key competitors?

Who owns Popular stock?

Popular's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.53%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (5.80%), FMR LLC (4.56%), BlackRock Inc. (4.38%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.94%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.60%). Company insiders that own Popular stock include Alejandro M Ballester, Carlos J Vazquez, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Gilberto Monzon, Ignacio Alvarez, Ileana Gonzalez, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, Maria Luisa Ferre, O Rivera Nestor and Richard L Carrion. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Popular.

Who sold Popular stock? Who is selling Popular stock?

Popular's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Wellington Management Group LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group LLC and Boston Partners. Company insiders that have sold Popular stock in the last year include Alejandro M Ballester, Carlos J Vazquez, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Ignacio Alvarez, Ileana Gonzalez, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, O Rivera Nestor and Richard L Carrion. View Insider Buying and Selling for Popular.

Who bought Popular stock? Who is buying Popular stock?

Popular's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Point72 Europe London LLP, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Popular.

How do I buy Popular stock?

Shares of Popular can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Popular stock cost?

One share of Popular stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.34.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.50 (18.68% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/22/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralHighView Rating Details
4/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$46.00LowView Rating Details
2/22/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingReduce -> ReduceN/AView Rating Details
2/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/25/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetHold$43.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
11/18/2016Compass PointDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/26/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$48.00N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Merion Capital GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$34.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/23/2015Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2015Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetOutperform$39.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$37.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Earnings by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/25/20173/31/2017$0.84$0.89$441.33 million$477.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2017Q416$0.87$0.86$359.51 million$355.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.90$0.91$482.00 million$429.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.82$0.85$477.00 million$471.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.82$0.81$397.23 million$464.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q415$0.92$1.32$358.92 million$484.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$0.85$0.90$370.41 million$481.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.78$0.87$358.94 million$503.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.66$0.86$410.50 million$458.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.48$0.41$454.50 million$436.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.69$0.78$445.40 million$450.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.68$0.84$475.50 million$417.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.65$0.83$472.80 million$479.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.84$1.57$359.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q213$0.70$2.22$480.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.68$3.18$498.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.60($1.18)$452.65 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.50$0.81ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$0.47$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.43$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.03$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.03$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.06$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.04$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2011$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011($0.03)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.15 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Next Dividend:7/3/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.56%
Payout Ratio:29.27% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
15.96% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Dividend History by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.22%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Jorge J GarciaVPSell4,000$38.15$152,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Eduardo J. NegronInsiderSell2,500$39.98$99,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Eli SepulvedaEVPSell1,994$42.25$84,246.50View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017O. Rivera NestorInsiderSell11,312$41.52$469,674.24View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Alejandro M. BallesterDirectorSell3,000$42.15$126,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Ignacio AlvarezCOOSell10,000$44.24$442,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017O. Rivera NestorInsiderSell7,176$45.24$324,642.24View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Carlos J. VazquezCFOSell18,292$43.90$803,018.80View SEC Filing  
11/25/2016Ileana GonzalezInsiderSell5,000$41.51$207,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Eli SepulvedaEVPSell2,500$41.71$104,275.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Juan GuerreroInsiderSell7,000$41.88$293,160.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016O. Rivera NestorInsiderSell10,000$37.97$379,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Juan GuerreroInsiderSell6,000$36.31$217,860.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Eli SepulvedaEVPSell3,762$36.97$139,081.14View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016Richard L. CarrionCEOSell16,858$37.44$631,163.52View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Jorge J GarciaVPSell3,500$31.40$109,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Juan GuerreroEVPSell3,962$30.92$122,505.04View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Gilberto MonzonEVPSell4,000$29.62$118,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015Maria Luisa FerreDirectorSell2,230$33.10$73,813.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Maria Luisa FerreDirectorSell296,164$29.39$8,704,259.96View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Maria Luisa FerreDirectorSell308,107$29.73$9,160,021.11View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015Eli SepulvedaEVPSell6,100$32.49$198,189.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Gilberto MonzonEVPSell3,000$34.20$102,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Eduardo J NegronEVPSell6,250$34.11$213,187.50View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Gilberto MonzonEVPSell3,000$31.81$95,430.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Juan GuerreroEVPSell3,000$32.19$96,570.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Jorge J GarciaVPSell1,000$31.82$31,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Eli SepulvedaEVPSell3,000$31.80$95,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Ileana GonzalezEVPSell3,000$31.56$94,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014Richard L CarrionCEOSell13,664$31.57$431,372.48View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Eduardo J NegronEVPSell8,500$31.70$269,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014O. Rivera NestorEVPSell14,085$30.98$436,353.30View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014David GoelDirectorSell466,176$28.88$13,463,162.88View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Richard CarrionCEOSell93,650$26.86$2,515,439.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014David GoelDirectorSell1,000,000$27.64$27,640,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Richard L CarrionCEOSell77,017$29.27$2,254,287.59View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Latest Headlines for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Popular Inc (BPOP) VP Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 4:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. Declares a Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Common Share
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEduardo J. Negron Sells 2,500 Shares of Popular Inc (BPOP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 1:15 PM
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www.businessinsider.com - May 17 at 4:50 PM
marketwatch.com logoMarket Extra: Investors betting on Wall Street calm are get pummeled as stock market sells off
www.marketwatch.com - May 17 at 1:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BPOP-US : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 4:36 PM
bizjournals.com logoBanking Stocks on Investors' Radar -- HDFC Bank, Popular, First NBC Bank, and Grupo Financiero Galicia
www.bizjournals.com - May 10 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Insider O. Rivera Nestor Sells 11,312 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 12:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) EVP Sells $84,246.50 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 8:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoO. Rivera Nestor Sells 11,312 Shares of Popular Inc (BPOP) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Director Sells $126,450.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:29 AM
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www.fool.com - May 2 at 9:31 PM
investorplace.com logo4 Popular Stocks Hitting New Lows
investorplace.com - May 2 at 3:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular (BPOP) Earning Very Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 10:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular (BPOP) Given Media Impact Score of 0.50
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 11:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Popular Inc (BPOP) to Announce $0.90 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Raised to B at TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BPOP earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 4:25 PM
investorplace.com logoThis Popular 9% Payout Is About to Shrink (PDI)
investorplace.com - April 27 at 2:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BPOP-US : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 9:14 AM
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www.fool.com - April 27 at 6:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. Announces First Quarter Financial Results - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 2:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:00 PM
streetinsider.com logoPopular (BPOP) Appoints Richard Carrión as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
www.streetinsider.com - April 25 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoPopular's (BPOP) CEO Richard Carrion on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 25 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular (BPOP) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 3:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular Announces Appointment of Richard Carrión as Executive Chairman and Ignacio Alvarez as Chief Executive Officer
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 12:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. Announces First Quarter Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 12:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 12:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular's (BPOP) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at BTIG Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 7:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Popular (BPOP)
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular (BPOP) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.53
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:37 PM
streetinsider.com logoBTIG Maintains Neutral Rating on Popular (BPOP) Ahead of 1Q Report on 4/25
www.streetinsider.com - April 19 at 11:15 PM
marketwatch.com logoMore investors are turning to ‘green bonds’
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 5:52 AM
cnbc.com logoEurope markets mixed as political uncertainty takes center stage; Burberry down 6%
www.cnbc.com - April 19 at 4:43 AM
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investorplace.com - April 18 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular (BPOP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.46
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 9:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Repurchase Program Approved by Popular (BPOP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 4:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Popular Inc (BPOP) Will Announce Earnings of $0.83 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:19 PM
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www.fool.com - April 5 at 10:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Given a $46.00 Price Target by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:58 PM
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www.businessinsider.com - April 1 at 9:55 PM
businesswire.com logoPopular, Inc. to Report First Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 28 at 1:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPopular, Inc. to Report First Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Tuesday, April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPopular Inc (BPOP) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 8:24 AM
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Popular (BPOP) Chart for Wednesday, May, 24, 2017

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