As on July 08, 2020, First BanCorp. (NYSE: FBP) started slowly as it slid -0.19% to $5.25. During the day, the stock rose to $5.28 and sunk to $5.02 before settling in for the price of $5.26 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FBP posted a 52-week range of $3.50-$11.24.
The Financial Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 1.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -16.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -17.40%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $216.79 million, simultaneously with a float of $214.25 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.14 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $5.49, while the 200-day Moving Average is $8.03.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 2674 employees. It has generated 283,128 per worker during the last fiscal year. For the Profitability, stocks operating margin was +33.23 and Pretax Margin of +31.62.
First BanCorp. (FBP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Banks – Regional industry. First BanCorp.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.90%, in contrast to 94.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 13, this organization’s Director bought 27 shares at the rate of 6.14, making the entire transaction reach 167 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 13,169.
First BanCorp. (FBP) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/30/2020, the company posted -$0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, coming under the agreed prediction (set at $0.16) by -$0.19. This company achieved a net margin of +22.11 while generating a return on equity of 7.83. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.13 per share during the current fiscal year.
First BanCorp.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -17.40% and is forecasted to reach 0.82 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.90% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -16.50% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
First BanCorp. (NYSE: FBP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for First BanCorp. (FBP). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.37. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $9.23, and its Beta score is 1.50. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 1.69. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 4.66.
In the same vein, FBP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.57, a figure that is expected to reach 0.06 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.82 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of First BanCorp. (FBP)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [First BanCorp., FBP], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.27 million was lower the volume of 1.87 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 46.27% While, its Average True Range was 0.34.
Raw Stochastic average of First BanCorp. (FBP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 35.14%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 36.13% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 53.48% that was lower than 113.30% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.