NASDAQ:PBCT - People's United Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.25 -0.21 (-1.36 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.46
Today's Range$15.21 - $15.6099
52-Week Range$15.04 - $20.26
Volume3.16 million shs
Average Volume3.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.96 billion
P/E Ratio14.66
Dividend Yield4.43%
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 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 403 branches, including 147 full-service stop and shop supermarket branches located in Connecticut, southeastern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, as well as 598 ATMs. People's United Financial, Inc. was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PBCT
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57
Current Ratio0.95
Quick Ratio0.95


Trailing P/E Ratio14.66
Forward P/E Ratio11.82
P/E Growth6.12

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.66 billion
Price / Sales3.48
Cash Flow$1.1970 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.74
Book Value$16.09 per share
Price / Book0.95


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.04
Net Income$337.20 million
Net Margins23.98%
Return on Equity7.94%
Return on Assets1.01%


Outstanding Shares377,360,000
Market Cap$5.96 billion

People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 31st. View People's United Financial's Dividend History.

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

People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The bank reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.33. The bank earned $398.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $404.65 million. People's United Financial had a return on equity of 7.94% and a net margin of 23.98%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.26 earnings per share. View People's United Financial's Earnings History.

When is People's United Financial's next earnings date?

People's United Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for People's United Financial.

What price target have analysts set for PBCT?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for People's United Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $21.50. On average, they anticipate People's United Financial's share price to reach $20.4167 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for People's United Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for People's United Financial?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for People's United Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for People's United Financial.

Has People's United Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PBCT stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. People's United Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the bank a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting People's United Financial?

People's United Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 18,571,185 shares, an increase of 10.0% from the November 15th total of 16,886,869 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,508,391 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 5.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View People's United Financial's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of People's United Financial's key competitors?

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

People's United Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Barnes, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Tengel, Pres (Age 55)
  • Mr. R. David Rosato, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lee C. Powlus, Chief Admin. Officer & Sr. EVP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Kirk W. Walters, Sr. EVP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Planning and Director (Age 62)

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

People's United Financial's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.86%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.86%), BlackRock Inc. (9.27%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.43%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.41%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.66%). Company insiders that own People's United Financial stock include David K Norton, Galan G Daukas, George P Carter, Janet M Hansen, Jeffrey Hoyt, Jeffrey J Tengel, Jerry Franklin, John K Dwight, John P Barnes, Lee C Powlus, Mark F Herron, Mark W Richards, R David Rosato, Richard M Hoyt, Robert E Trautmann and Sara M Longobardi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for People's United Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling People's United Financial stock?

PBCT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, First Trust Advisors LP, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Deutsche Bank AG, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Unigestion Holding SA and WBI Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold People's United Financial company stock in the last year include Galan G Daukas, George P Carter, Jerry Franklin, John P Barnes, Lee C Powlus, Mark F Herron, Mark W Richards, Robert E Trautmann and Sara M Longobardi. View Insider Buying and Selling for People's United Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying People's United Financial stock?

PBCT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AXA, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse AG and Forsta AP Fonden. View Insider Buying and Selling for People's United Financial.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, 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 $15.25.

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

People's United Financial has a market capitalization of $5.96 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $337.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.04 on an earnings per share basis. People's United Financial employs 5,584 workers across the globe.

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

The official website for People's United Financial is

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for People's United Financial (NASDAQ PBCT)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  808
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about People's United Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PBCT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PBCT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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