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NASDAQ:BPOP

Popular (BPOP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$82.73
-1.34 (-1.59%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$82.65
$84.02
50-Day Range
$79.38
$89.48
52-Week Range
$49.34
$89.70
Volume
272,677 shs
Average Volume
412,084 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.97 billion
P/E Ratio
10.99
Dividend Yield
3.00%
Price Target
$84.67

Popular MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.3% Upside
$84.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.28% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.73
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of Popular in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$51,304 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
30.74%
From $8.49 to $11.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.80 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

69th out of 845 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

16th out of 176 stocks


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About Popular Stock (NASDAQ:BPOP)

Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various retail, mortgage, and commercial banking products and services in Puerto Rico, the United States, and British Virgin Islands. The company provides savings, NOW, money market, and other interest-bearing demand accounts; non-interest bearing demand deposits; and certificates of deposit. It also offers commercial and industrial, commercial multi-family, commercial real estate, and residential mortgage loans; consumer loans, including personal loans, credit cards, automobile loans, home equity lines of credit, and other loans to individual borrowers; construction loans; and lease financing comprising automobile loans/leases. In addition, the company provides investment banking, auto and equipment leasing and financing, broker-dealer, and insurance services; debit cards; and online banking services. Popular, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

BPOP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/2 Dividend
12/06/2023
Dividend Payable
1/02/2024
Last Earnings
1/25/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/1 Dividend
3/13/2024
Dividend Payable
4/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:BPOP
CUSIP
73317470
Employees
8,900
Year Founded
1893

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$84.67
High Stock Price Target
$103.00
Low Stock Price Target
$63.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$539.93 million
Pretax Margin
21.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.90 billion
Cash Flow
$16.45 per share
Book Value
$56.01 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
70,646,000
Market Cap
$5.97 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.83

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BPOP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Popular stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Popular in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" BPOP shares.
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What is Popular's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Popular's stock. Their BPOP share price targets range from $63.00 to $103.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $84.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have BPOP shares performed in 2024?

Popular's stock was trading at $82.07 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BPOP shares have increased by 0.8% and is now trading at $82.73.
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Are investors shorting Popular?

Popular saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 904,800 shares, a decrease of 13.0% from the January 31st total of 1,040,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 401,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Popular's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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.

How were Popular's earnings last quarter?

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The bank reported $1.94 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.05 by $0.89. The bank earned $702.92 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $699.76 million. Popular had a net margin of 13.86% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.08%.

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

Popular announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 13th.
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Is Popular a good dividend stock?

Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.99%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 32.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, BPOP will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.34% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for BPOP.

What is Ignacio Alvarez's approval rating as Popular's CEO?

78 employees have rated Popular Chief Executive Officer Ignacio Alvarez on Glassdoor.com. Ignacio Alvarez has an approval rating of 90% among the company's employees. 82.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Popular to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Popular own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Popular investors own include AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer (ET), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Popular's major shareholders?

Popular's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.47%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (5.95%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.69%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.05%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (3.06%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (2.74%). Insiders that own company stock include Alejandro M Sanchez, Beatriz Castellvi, C Kim Goodwin, Camille Burckhart, Carlos J Vazquez, Carlos J Vazquez, Carlos Unanue, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Gilberto Monzon, Ignacio Alvarez, Javier D Ferrer, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, Luis E Cestero, Manuel Chinea, Maria Luisa Ferre and Richard L Carrion.
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How do I buy shares of Popular?

Shares of BPOP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:BPOP) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff