Popular, Inc. (BPOP)

73.33 -1.94%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward PEG ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
High short interest

Pros

  1. BPOP stock price ($72.06) is close to the 52-week low ($69.13). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See BPOP price chart.
  2. BPOP profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 24.91 percentage points. See BPOP profitability chart.
  3. BPOP forward dividend yield is 2.83%, higher than the industry (1.71%) and sector (0.81%) forward dividend yields. See BPOP forward dividend chart.
  4. BPOP forward P/E ratio is 9.51, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See BPOP forward P/E ratio chart.
  5. BPOP Price/Sales ratio is 2.08, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See BPOP forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  6. BPOP PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.38, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See BPOP PEG chart.
  7. BPOP average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See BPOP analyst rating chart.
  8. BPOP average analyst price target ($100.75) is above its current price ($72.06). See BPOP price target chart.

Cons

  1. BPOP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.19. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See BPOP short interest ratio chart.