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People's United Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.21 (+1.46 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.63
50-Day Range
MA: $13.32
52-Week Range
Now: $14.63
Volume5.66 million shs
Average Volume4.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.22 billion
P/E Ratio12.61
Dividend Yield4.99%
People's United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People's United Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking, retail banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Retail Banking. The Commercial Banking segment offers commercial real estate lending, commercial and industrial lending, and commercial deposit gathering services. This segment also provides equipment financing; cash management, correspondent banking, and municipal banking services; and institutional trust, corporate trust, private banking, and commercial insurance services. The Retail Banking segment offers consumer lending, including residential mortgage and home equity lending; and consumer deposit gathering services. This segment also provides brokerage, financial advisory, investment management, life insurance, and non-institutional trust services. In addition, the company offers online banking, investment trading, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of 450 branches in Connecticut, southeastern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, as well as 602 ATMs. The company was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

97th out of 129 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PBCT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Cash Flow$1.64 per share
Book Value$19.29 per share


Net Income$520.40 million


Market Cap$6.22 billion
Next Earnings Date1/21/2021 (Confirmed)
+0.21 (+1.46 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has People's United Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

People's United Financial's stock was trading at $12.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PBCT shares have increased by 17.1% and is now trading at $14.63.
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Is People's United Financial a buy right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for People's United Financial in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" People's United Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PBCT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than People's United Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given People's United Financial a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but People's United Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is People's United Financial's next earnings date?

People's United Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 21st 2021.
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How can I listen to People's United Financial's earnings call?

People's United Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were People's United Financial's earnings last quarter?

People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The bank reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.05. The bank had revenue of $499.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $507.57 million. People's United Financial had a return on equity of 7.30% and a net margin of 21.57%. The firm's revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.34 earnings per share.
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How often does People's United Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for People's United Financial?

People's United Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 22nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Sunday, November 15th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 30th.
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Is People's United Financial a good dividend stock?

People's United Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.99%. PBCT has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. People's United Financial has been increasing its dividend for 26 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of People's United Financial is 51.80%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, People's United Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 65.45% next year. This indicates that People's United Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will People's United Financial's stock buyback program work?

People's United Financial announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, July 18th 2019, which permits the company to buyback 20,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for PBCT?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for People's United Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect People's United Financial's stock price to reach $13.44 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.2%.
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Are investors shorting People's United Financial?

People's United Financial saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 12,390,000 shares, a decline of 19.2% from the December 15th total of 15,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,980,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days.
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Who are some of People's United Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of People's United Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other People's United Financial investors own include AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), The Coca-Cola (KO) and International Business Machines (IBM).

Who are People's United Financial's key executives?

People's United Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John P. Barnes, Chairman & CEO (Age 66, Pay $2.71M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Tengel, Pres (Age 58, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. R. David Rosato, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Lee C. Powlus, Sr. EVP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.13M)
  • Mr. Kirk W. Walters, Sr. EVP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Planning and Director (Age 65, Pay $1.23M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Hoyt, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Andrew S. Hersom, Sr. VP, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Michele Johnson, Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Kristy Berner Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Mark F. Herron, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 62)

What is People's United Financial's stock symbol?

People's United Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PBCT."

Who are People's United Financial's major shareholders?

People's United Financial's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.19%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.09%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.06%), Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. (0.05%), Old Port Advisors (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own People's United Financial stock include David K Norton, David P Berey, Galan G Daukas, George P Carter, Jeffrey Hoyt, Jeffrey J Tengel, Jerry Franklin, John P Barnes, Kirk W Walters, Lee C Powlus, Mark F Herron, Mark W Richards, R David Rosato and William M Sheedy.
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Which major investors are selling People's United Financial stock?

PBCT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookstone Capital Management, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Old Port Advisors. Company insiders that have sold People's United Financial company stock in the last year include David P Berey, and Kirk W Walters.
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Which major investors are buying People's United Financial stock?

PBCT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Sowell Financial Services LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Procyon Private Wealth Partners LLC.
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How do I buy shares of People's United Financial?

Shares of PBCT 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.

What is People's United Financial's stock price today?

One share of PBCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.63.

How big of a company is People's United Financial?

People's United Financial has a market capitalization of $6.22 billion and generates $2.31 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $520.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. People's United Financial employs 6,499 workers across the globe.

What is People's United Financial's official website?

The official website for People's United Financial is www.peoples.com.

How can I contact People's United Financial?

People's United Financial's mailing address is 850 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT CT, 06604. The bank can be reached via phone at 203-338-7171 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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