With a price/earnings ratio of 6.57, Popular Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 8.15% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 9.42 for Popular Inc; that's greater than it is for 90.97% of US stocks.
Popular Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 653.72%, greater than the shareholder yield of 98.92% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Popular Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be FISI, FCF, WSFS, HTH, and SVBI.
Popular Inc. provides various retail and commercial banking products and services primarily to institutional and retail customers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. The company was founded in 1893 and is based in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.
Earnings of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) increased to $1.49 per share in the second quarter from $0.37 per share in the first quarter of 2020. The earnings improvement was attributable to a lower provision expense and a reduction in non-interest expenses. Earnings will likely continue to improve in the year...
Sheen Bay Research on Seeking Alpha | August 14, 2020
Popular, Inc. (the "Corporation," "Popular," "we," "us," "our") (NASDAQ:BPOP) reported net income of $127.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, compared to net income of $34.3 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.