People's United Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.05 (-0.28 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.86
50-Day Range
MA: $18.03
52-Week Range
Now: $17.86
Volume3.82 million shs
Average Volume5.61 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.62 billion
P/E Ratio15.40
Dividend Yield3.99%
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 Commercial Banking segment offers commercial deposit products, commercial real estate lending, middle market and business banking, equipment financing, mortgage warehouse and asset-based lending, treasury management services, and capital market capabilities. 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 and investment advisory, investment management, life insurance, financial management and planning, and non-institutional trust services. In addition, the company offers cash management, municipal banking, online banking, investment trading, and telephone banking services. It operates through a network of 417 branches in Connecticut, southeastern New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, as well as 631 ATMs. The company was founded in 1842 and is headquartered in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Federal savings institutions
Sub-IndustryThrifts & Mortgage Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PBCT
Year Founded2006



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Cash Flow$2.00 per share
Book Value$19.29 per share


Net Income$520.40 million


Market Cap$7.62 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Estimated)


Is PBCT Stock A Buy or Sell?
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Overall MarketRank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

76th out of 1,953 stocks

Federal Savings Institutions Industry

3rd out of 112 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is People's United Financial a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for People's United Financial in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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, April 22nd 2021.
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How were People's United Financial's earnings last quarter?

People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 20th. The bank reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $561 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $488.86 million. People's United Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.30% and a net margin of 21.57%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.37 EPS.
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How has People's United Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

People's United Financial's stock was trading at $12.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PBCT shares have increased by 43.0% and is now trading at $17.86.
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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 21st. Investors of record on Monday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Monday, February 15th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 29th.
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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 3.99%. 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 28 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Thursday, July 18th 2019, which permits the company to repurchase 20,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for PBCT?

8 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for People's United Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $20.50. On average, they expect People's United Financial's share price to reach $14.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.1%.
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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 $2.66M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey J. Tengel, Pres (Age 58, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. R. David Rosato, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Lee C. Powlus, Sr. EVP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. Kirk W. Walters, Sr. EVP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Planning and Director (Age 65, Pay $1.12M)
  • 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 47)
  • Mr. Mark F. Herron, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 62)

What is John P. (Jack) Barnes' approval rating as People's United Financial's CEO?

205 employees have rated People's United Financial CEO John P. (Jack) Barnes on John P. (Jack) Barnes has an approval rating of 73% among People's United Financial's employees.

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).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.19%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.08%), Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc. (0.05%), Old Port Advisors (0.04%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%). Company insiders that own People's United Financial stock include David K Norton, David P Berey, George P Carter, Jeffrey Hoyt, Jeffrey J Tengel, John P Barnes, Kirk W Walters, Lee C Powlus, Mark F Herron, R David Rosato and William M Sheedy.
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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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc., NEXT Financial Group Inc, Private Capital Group LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Old Port Advisors, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and New England Guild Wealth Advisors Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying People's United Financial stock?

PBCT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Income Strategies LLC, Everence Capital Management Inc., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, LVZ Advisors Inc., CX Institutional, Trilogy Capital Inc., Trust Co. of Vermont, and AdvisorNet Financial Inc.
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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.
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What is People's United Financial's stock price today?

One share of PBCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.86.

How much money does People's United Financial make?

People's United Financial has a market capitalization of $7.62 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.

How many employees does People's United Financial have?

People's United Financial employs 5,640 workers across the globe.

When was People's United Financial founded?

People's United Financial was founded in 2006.

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

The official website for People's United Financial is

Where are People's United Financial's headquarters?

People's United Financial is headquartered at 850 MAIN STREET, BRIDGEPORT CT, 06604.

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 4/18/2021 by Staff
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