Popular Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.93 (-2.60 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.53 million shs
Average Volume593,263 shs
Market Capitalization$5.84 billion
P/E Ratio8.31
Dividend Yield2.42%
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About Popular

Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various retail, mortgage, and commercial banking products and services in Puerto Rico and the United States. 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, broker-dealer, and insurance services; debit cards; and online banking services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 172 branches; and 619 ATMs in Puerto Rico, 23 ATMs in the Virgin Islands, and 118 ATMs in the United States Mainland. Popular, Inc. was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.


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Overall MarketRank

1.88 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

318th out of 1,971 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

51st out of 308 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Popular a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Popular in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Popular stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Popular?

Wall Street analysts have given Popular a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Popular wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Popular?

Popular saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 4,650,000 shares, a drop of 17.4% from the May 13th total of 5,630,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 609,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.6 days. Currently, 5.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Popular's next earnings date?

Popular is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 22nd 2021.
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How were Popular's earnings last quarter?

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The bank reported $3.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.91 by $1.21. The bank earned $632.77 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $609.12 million. Popular had a net margin of 28.17% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.47%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.37 EPS.
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How has Popular's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Popular's stock was trading at $38.31 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BPOP shares have increased by 89.0% and is now trading at $72.40.
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How often does Popular pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Popular?

Popular declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, July 1st. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 25th. This is a positive change from Popular's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Popular a good dividend stock?

Popular pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. Popular has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Popular is 30.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Popular will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.97% next year. This indicates that Popular will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BPOP?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Popular's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $83.00. On average, they anticipate Popular's share price to reach $78.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Popular's key executives?

Popular's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ignacio Alvarez Esq., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $2.19M)
  • Mr. Carlos J. Vázquez, Exec. VP & CFO - Corp. Fin. Group (Age 62, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Javier D. Ferrer-Fernández J.D., Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Chief Strategic Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. Eli S. Sepúlveda, Exec. VP (Age 58, Pay $844.49k)
  • Mr. Lidio V. Soriano CPA, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer of Corp. Risk Management Group (Age 52)
  • Ms. Camille Burckhart, Exec. VP and Chief Information & Digital Strategy Officer of Innovation, Technology & Ops. Group (Age 41)
  • Mr. Jorge Jose García, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Mr. Eduardo J. Negrón, Exec. VP of Admin. Group (Age 56)
  • Mr. Paul J. Cardillo, Investor Relations Officer
  • Ms. Maria Cristina Gonzalez Noguera, Exec. VP & Chief Communications and Public Affairs Officer - Comm. and Public Affairs Grp. (Age 46)

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

44 employees have rated Popular CEO Ignacio Alvarez on Ignacio Alvarez has an approval rating of 90% among Popular's employees.

Who are some of Popular's key competitors?

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).

What is Popular's stock symbol?

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

Who are Popular's major shareholders?

Popular's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (6.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.22%), BlackRock Inc. (4.65%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (4.28%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (3.45%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.62%). Company insiders that own Popular stock include Camille Burckhart, Carlos J Vazquez, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Javier D Ferrer, Joaquin E Bacardi III, Jorge J Garcia, Juan Guerrero, Luis E Cestero and Maria Luisa Ferre.
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Which institutional investors are selling Popular stock?

BPOP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Creeks Capital Management LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Man Group plc, Polaris Capital Management LLC, EJF Capital LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Alyeska Investment Group L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Popular company stock in the last year include Camille Burckhart, Carlos J Vazquez, Eduardo J Negron, Eli Sepulveda, Juan Guerrero, and Luis E Cestero.
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Which institutional investors are buying Popular stock?

BPOP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., Rubric Capital Management LP, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Arctis Global LLC, BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., and Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Popular?

Shares of BPOP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Popular's stock price today?

One share of BPOP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.40.

How much money does Popular make?

Popular has a market capitalization of $5.84 billion and generates $2.60 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $506.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Popular have?

Popular employs 8,700 workers across the globe.

What is Popular's official website?

The official website for Popular is

Where are Popular's headquarters?

Popular is headquartered at 209 Munoz Rivera Avenue Popular Center Building, Hato Rey PR, 00936.

How can I contact Popular?

Popular's mailing address is 209 Munoz Rivera Avenue Popular Center Building, Hato Rey PR, 00936. The bank can be reached via phone at 787-765-9800 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by Staff
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