Popular Company Profile (NASDAQ:BPOP)

About Popular

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
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: BPOP
  • CUSIP: 73317470
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $45.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.83
  • 52-Week Range: $24.86 - $45.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.00
  • P/E Growth: 2.52
  • Market Cap: $4.65B
  • Outstanding Shares: 103,790,000
  • Beta: 1.58
  • Net Margins: 11.02%
  • Return on Equity: 6.73%
  • Return on Assets: 0.94%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.83%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $41.83 (6.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingReduce -> ReduceView Rating Details
2/6/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/6/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
1/25/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetHold$43.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
11/22/2016BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/18/2016Compass PointDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/26/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$48.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/26/2016Merion Capital GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$34.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
1/12/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
9/23/2015Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
8/3/2015Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetOutperform$39.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
7/27/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$37.00View Rating Details
7/27/2015GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
3/3/2015Sterne Agee CRTBoost Price TargetBuy$41.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/24/2017Q416$0.87$0.86$359.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.88$0.44$361.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.81$0.85$65.71 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.82$0.81$397.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q415$0.92$1.32$358.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$0.85$0.82$370.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2015Q215$0.78$5.79$358.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.72$0.86$390.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.58$0.41$342.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.64$0.31$352.44 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.70($3.21)$361.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.66$0.83$366.35 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: $3.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.07 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.34%
Payout Ratio:29.27% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.53% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
14.74% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.22%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


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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 Tuesday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 15th. This is a boost from Popular's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.

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

9 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Popular's shares. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Popular's stock price to reach $41.83 in the next year.

When will Popular announce their earnings?

Popular is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

Who owns Popular stock?

Popular's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include VANGUARD GROUP INC Total Shares: 10,818,694 (10.42%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (5.29%), FMR LLC (4.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.72%), State Street Corp (2.82%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.78%). Company insiders that own Popular stock include Carlos J Vazquez, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Gilberto Monzon, Ileana Gonzalez, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, Maria Luisa Ferre, O Rivera Nestor and Richard L Carrion.

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, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Cipher Capital LP and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC. Company insiders that have sold Popular stock in the last year include Carlos J Vazquez, Eli Sepulveda, Gilberto Monzon, Ileana Gonzalez, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, O Rivera Nestor and Richard L Carrion.

Who bought Popular stock? Who is buying Popular stock?

Popular's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Polaris Capital Management LLC and Numeric Investors LLC.

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 $44.77.

Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017

Institutional Ownership Chart

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff