Popular (BPOP) Investors Take Note

Popular marked a 1.6% change Friday, compared to -0.3% for the S&P 500. Is it a good value at today's price of $66.32? Only an in-depth analysis can answer that question, but here are some facts that can give you an idea:

  • Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various retail, mortgage, and commercial banking products and services in Puerto Rico, the United States, and British Virgin Islands.

  • Popular belongs to the Financial Services sector, which has an average price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.34 and an average price to book (P/B) of 1.95

  • The company's P/B ratio is 1.3

  • Popular has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 4.9 based on its trailing 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $13.66 per share

  • Its forward P/E ratio is 6.7, based on its forward earnings per share (Eps) of $9.92

  • BPOP has a Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratio of 0.95, which shows the company is very undervalued compared to its earnings growth estimates.

  • Over the last four years, Popular has averaged free cash flows of $723,136,000.00, which on average grew 25.2%

  • Popular has moved -19.8% over the last year compared to -20.0% for the S&P 500 -- a difference of 0.1%

  • BPOP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -25.34% away from its mean target price of $88.83 per share

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