Is Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) a Good Investment?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for the period of 9-Day stands at 11.51% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 7.1%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Sell” for Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Sell”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Popular, Inc. is a diversified, publicly owned bank holding company.  The corporation’s principal subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, has one of the largest retail franchise in Puerto Rico, operating numerous branches and automated teller machines.  The Bank also operates branches in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, and New York.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) opened the session at $32.53 and after going up 1.13% closed at $33.02. The stock gained 0.49 points in the last trade.

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $32.40 and $33.20 during the previous active session. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) traded with the volume of 1.59 Million with average volume of 822.94 Million. The stock has HIGH volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.33 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.02 and 29.3 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) is at 0.5% and the shares outstanding are 102.85 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) stands at 3.03% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 14.92 while Forward P/E shows the value of 7.89.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 2.98. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 2.04 and 0.64 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 0.7 and 6.78 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) is at 0.6% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) stand at 4.4% and 19.2% respectively.

The payout ratio of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) stands at 35.9%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -6.06% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows decrease of -18.89%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in red zone with the value of -20.57% while six month performance of the shares of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) remained bearish with the count of -14.77%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) remained down at -11.66% and -24.65% respectively.