Popular Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+0.41 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Volume10,091 shs
Average Volume498,685 shs
Market Capitalization$5.89 billion
P/E Ratio7.40
Dividend Yield2.48%
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About Popular

Popular, Inc. operates as a holding company. The firm engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following segments: Banco Popular de Puerto Rico and Popular U.S. The Banco Popular de Puerto Rico segment includes retail, mortgage and commercial banking services. The Popular U.S. segment represents operations of the retail branch network in the U.S. mainland under the name of Popular. The company was founded on October 5, 1893 and is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


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Overall MarketRank

2.06 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

320th out of 2,045 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

52nd out of 315 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.4Dividend 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Popular in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,230,000 shares, a decrease of 19.0% from the June 30th total of 3,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 609,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Currently, 4.1% 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 Wednesday, October 27th 2021.
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How were Popular's earnings last quarter?

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 22nd. The bank reported $2.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.03 by $0.63. Popular had a net margin of 30.89% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.91%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.49 earnings per share.
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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 stock has increased by 89.8% and is now trading at $72.73.
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How often does Popular pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Popular?

Popular announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 7th. Shareholders 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 2.47%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 25th. This is a boost 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 2.48%. 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 22.93% 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?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Popular's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $83.00. On average, they anticipate Popular's stock price to reach $76.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Popular's key executives?

Popular's management team includes the following people:
  • Ignacio Alvarez, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Manuel Chinea, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Carlos J. Vázquez, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Camille Burckhart, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Executive VP (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Betina Castellví, Chief Security Officer & Executive Vice President

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.87%), TCW Group Inc. (0.11%) and Bath Savings Trust Co (0.01%). 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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., and Bath Savings Trust Co. 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 TCW Group Inc..
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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 $72.73.

How much money does Popular make?

Popular has a market capitalization of $5.86 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 7/27/2021 by Staff
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