S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
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'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
Stock market today: Asian shares shrug off Wall St blues as China leaves lending rate unchanged

Popular (BPOP) Competitors

$83.20
+1.37 (+1.67%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:50 PM ET)

BPOP vs. WTFC, SSB, WAL, PB, CBSH, HOMB, UBSI, FFIN, GBCI, and COLB

Should you be buying Popular stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Popular include Wintrust Financial (WTFC), SouthState (SSB), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (HOMB), United Bankshares (UBSI), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), and Columbia Banking System (COLB). These companies are all part of the "regional banks" industry.

Popular vs.

Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC) and Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

Wintrust Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Popular pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Wintrust Financial pays out 18.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Popular pays out 32.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Wintrust Financial has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Popular has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Wintrust Financial received 16 more outperform votes than Popular when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.90% of users gave Popular an outperform vote while only 61.39% of users gave Wintrust Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Wintrust FinancialOutperform Votes
458
61.39%
Underperform Votes
288
38.61%
PopularOutperform Votes
442
64.90%
Underperform Votes
239
35.10%

Wintrust Financial has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Popular. Wintrust Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Popular, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Wintrust Financial$3.33B1.81$622.63M$9.6710.06
Popular$3.90B1.54$541.34M$7.5311.05

Wintrust Financial has a net margin of 17.86% compared to Wintrust Financial's net margin of 13.86%. Popular's return on equity of 13.09% beat Wintrust Financial's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wintrust Financial17.86% 13.09% 1.13%
Popular 13.86%12.63%0.84%

93.5% of Wintrust Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.3% of Popular shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Wintrust Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Popular shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Wintrust Financial had 20 more articles in the media than Popular. MarketBeat recorded 40 mentions for Wintrust Financial and 20 mentions for Popular. Popular's average media sentiment score of 0.47 beat Wintrust Financial's score of 0.46 indicating that Wintrust Financial is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Wintrust Financial
9 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
18 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Popular
6 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Wintrust Financial has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Popular has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Wintrust Financial presently has a consensus target price of $112.92, indicating a potential upside of 16.04%. Popular has a consensus target price of $91.63, indicating a potential upside of 10.13%. Given Popular's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Wintrust Financial is more favorable than Popular.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wintrust Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.10
Popular
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Summary

Wintrust Financial beats Popular on 17 of the 22 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BPOP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BPOP vs. The Competition

MetricPopularState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$6.01B$2.20B$8.82B$7.32B
Dividend Yield2.98%4.31%10.13%3.97%
P/E Ratio11.0510.8541.4420.05
Price / Sales1.541.8372.7481.86
Price / Cash9.598.2715.0434.38
Price / Book1.171.002.374.15
Net Income$541.34M$414.19M$1.01B$214.00M
7 Day Performance0.54%1.83%-0.27%-3.51%
1 Month Performance-4.05%-2.48%-2.96%-6.05%
1 Year Performance38.81%16.74%11.56%3.98%

Popular Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WTFC
Wintrust Financial
4.7831 of 5 stars
$94.46
-1.9%
$112.83
+19.5%
+38.3%$5.83B$3.33B9.865,521Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SSB
SouthState
3.1926 of 5 stars
$76.45
-2.0%
$87.80
+14.8%
+13.8%$5.83B$2.23B11.835,070Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
WAL
Western Alliance Bancorporation
4.9661 of 5 stars
$55.25
-1.6%
$66.60
+20.5%
+41.5%$6.09B$4.32B8.453,260Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PB
Prosperity Bancshares
4.9263 of 5 stars
$59.22
-1.7%
$68.79
+16.2%
+0.2%$5.54B$1.60B13.073,850Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
CBSH
Commerce Bancshares
4.2068 of 5 stars
$52.01
+1.5%
$53.17
+2.2%
-1.3%$6.76B$1.95B14.334,728Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
HOMB
Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)
2.4781 of 5 stars
$22.40
-1.9%
$25.00
+11.6%
+10.4%$4.51B$1.34B11.492,819Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
UBSI
United Bankshares
3.1465 of 5 stars
$32.47
-1.3%
$38.00
+17.0%
+1.1%$4.38B$1.54B11.982,635Upcoming Earnings
FFIN
First Financial Bankshares
3.6457 of 5 stars
$29.02
-1.0%
$30.75
+6.0%
+4.8%$4.14B$636.07M20.731,500Earnings Report
Analyst Report
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
2.1121 of 5 stars
$34.86
-3.6%
$37.80
+8.4%
+4.2%$3.95B$1.14B17.343,358Earnings Report
Analyst Report
COLB
Columbia Banking System
4.0609 of 5 stars
$17.35
-1.3%
$22.42
+29.2%
-14.3%$3.63B$2.74B10.525,114Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:BPOP) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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