A new trading day began on January 24, 2023, with Popular Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) stock priced at $69.04, down -1.01% from the previous day of trading. During the day, the shares moved up to $69.04 and dropped to $67.70 before settling in for the closing price of $69.04. BPOP’s price has ranged from $62.55 to $95.28 over the past 52 weeks.
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A company in the Financial sector has jumped its sales by 5.40% annually for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged 95.20%. With a float of $71.51 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $73.95 million.
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Popular Inc. (BPOP) Insider and Institutional Ownership
As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Banks – Regional Industry. The insider ownership of Popular Inc. is 0.90%, while institutional ownership is 89.10%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Aug 26, was worth 110,937. In this transaction Senior VP & Comptroller of this company sold 1,383 shares at a rate of $80.22, taking the stock ownership to the 9,299 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Aug 26, when Company’s Executive Vice President & CFO sold 9,635 for $80.38, making the entire transaction worth $774,461. This insider now owns 118,015 shares in total.
Popular Inc. (BPOP) Latest Financial update
In its latest quarterly report, released on 9/29/2022, the company reported earnings of $5.7 per share, which was $0.1 higher than the consensus estimate of $0.26. In terms of return on equity, this company recorded -19.55% in contrast with 50.0% return on Investment (trailing twelve months). This company achieved a net margin of +33.94 while generating a return on equity of 15.58. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.47 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 95.20% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 5.00% during the next five years compared to 41.10% growth over the previous five years of trading.
Popular Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) Trading Performance Indicators
Here are Popular Inc.’s current performance indicators. According to the last quarter’s results, the stock had a price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 2.12. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 5.56.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 13.74, a number that is poised to hit 2.62 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 9.81 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Popular Inc. (BPOP)
Let’s dig in a bit further. During the last 5-days, its volume was 0.48 million. That was better than the volume of 0.41 million it reported in year-ago period. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 75.82%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.70.
During the past 100 days, Popular Inc.’s (BPOP) raw stochastic average was set at 29.69%, which indicates a significant decrease from 66.53% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 26.14% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 33.65% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $67.92, while its 200-day Moving Average is $74.92. However, in the short run, Popular Inc.’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $69.02. Second resistance stands at $69.70. The third major resistance level sits at $70.36. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $67.68, it is likely to go to the next support level at $67.02. The third support level lies at $66.34 if the price breaches the second support level.
Popular Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) Key Stats
With a market capitalization of 4.85 billion, the company has a total of 72,694K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 2,765 M while annual income is 934,890 K. The company’s previous quarter sales were 1,078 M while its latest quarter income was 422,400 K.