First BanCorp. (NYSE: FBP) open the trading on October 25, 2021, with great promise as it jumped 4.12% to $14.65. During the day, the stock rose to $14.665 and sunk to $14.20 before settling in for the price of $14.07 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FBP posted a 52-week range of $6.05-$14.09.
The company of the Financial sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 2.70%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 35.50%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -39.70%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $213.57 million, simultaneously with a float of $204.80 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.98 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.95, while the 200-day Moving Average is $11.95.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 3317 employees. It has generated 241,115 per worker during the last fiscal year. For the Profitability, stocks operating margin was +17.82 and Pretax Margin of +14.54.
First BanCorp. (FBP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Banks – Regional industry. First BanCorp.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.60%, in contrast to 95.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 02, this organization’s Director bought 10 shares at the rate of 12.16, making the entire transaction reach 122 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 4,362. Preceding that transaction, on Jul 30, Company’s Director bought 800 for 12.33, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 9,864. This particular insider is now the holder of 4,352 in total.
First BanCorp. (FBP) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 6/29/2021 suggests? It has posted $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.26) by $0.1. This company achieved a net margin of +12.79 while generating a return on equity of 4.54. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.33 per share during the current fiscal year.
First BanCorp.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -39.70% and is forecasted to reach 2.11 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 14.40% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 35.50% 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 0.35. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $15.29, and its Beta score is 1.33. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.90. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 9.01.
In the same vein, FBP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.96, a figure that is expected to reach 0.30 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.11 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of First BanCorp. (FBP)
[First BanCorp., FBP] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 90.11% While, its Average True Range was 0.35.
Raw Stochastic average of First BanCorp. (FBP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 99.60%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 98.98% 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 22.34% that was lower than 30.39% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.