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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
BPOP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. BPOP: 0.26 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.26

0.05
0.74
Equity to Asset 0.13
BPOP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BPOP: 0.13 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.13

0.07
0.13
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.18
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -7.72
BPOP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.82 vs. BPOP: -7.72 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.14   Max: 31.98
Current: -7.72

-28.14
31.98
Net-margin (%) -22.58
BPOP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. BPOP: -22.58 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -58.98   Max: 26.72
Current: -22.58

-58.98
26.72
ROE (%) -6.97
BPOP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1993 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. BPOP: -6.97 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.32   Max: 18.23
Current: -6.97

-36.32
18.23
ROA (%) -0.88
BPOP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BPOP: -0.88 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.99   Max: 1.66
Current: -0.88

-2.99
1.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -21.01
BPOP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.19 vs. BPOP: -21.01 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -93.27   Max: 65.95
Current: -21.01

-93.27
65.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.60
BPOP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BPOP: -11.60 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.4
Current: -11.6

0
16.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BPOP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 7,666 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 111,303 sh (+32.85%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,365,038 sh (+14.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,600 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 67,200 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 8,845,448 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 17,054 sh (-8.54%)
Steven Cohen 33,315 sh (-25.61%)
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Q1 2014

BPOP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Michael Price 153,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,600 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 556,270 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,941,677 sh (+13.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,106 sh (+5.74%)
John Paulson 8,845,448 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 111,303 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 67,200 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen 12,097 sh (-63.69%)
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Q2 2014

BPOP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Michael Price 252,500 sh (+64.28%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 725,260 sh (+30.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,215 sh (+13.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,143 sh (+4.68%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,080,312 sh (+2.81%)
John Paulson 8,845,448 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Richard Pzena 110,730 sh (-0.51%)
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Q3 2014

BPOP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,189,827 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,950,846 sh (+720.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,400 sh (+26.82%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,502,391 sh (+8.31%)
John Paulson 9,081,548 sh (+2.67%)
Richard Pzena 110,730 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 252,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BPOP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 New Buy0.34%$29.53 - $34.64 $ 30.83-3%3189827
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out $29.53 - $34.64 $ 30.83-3%0
Michael Price 2014-06-30 Add 64.28%0.43%$28.93 - $33.76 $ 30.830%252500
Michael Price 2014-03-31 New Buy0.58%$25.5 - $31.5 $ 30.838%153700
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$24.07 - $29.17 $ 30.8314%7666
Richard Pzena 2013-12-31 Add 32.85%$24.07 - $29.17 $ 30.8314%111303
Arnold Schneider 2013-03-31 Sold Out 1.6%$20.79 - $28.92 $ 30.8317%0
John Paulson 2013-03-31 Add 69.5%0.57%$20.79 - $28.92 $ 30.8317%8828948
Arnold Schneider 2012-09-30 Add 100.19%0.75%$13.55 - $18.74 $ 30.8392%932710
Arnold Schneider 2012-06-30 Add 47.59%0.24%$13.53 - $21 $ 30.8385%465906
Arnold Schneider 2012-03-31 Add 80.88%0.23%$14.6 - $23 $ 30.8387%3156738
Richard Pzena 2012-03-31 Add 58%0.01%$14.6 - $23 $ 30.8387%669181
Arnold Schneider 2011-12-31 New Buy0.21%$11.15 - $19 $ 30.83100%1745248
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0042%$11.15 - $19 $ 30.83100%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.002%$11.15 - $19 $ 30.83100%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0013%$11.15 - $19 $ 30.83100%0
Richard Pzena 2011-12-31 Reduce -27.35%$11.15 - $19 $ 30.83100%423531
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Preferred stocks of Popular Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BPOPP24.808.328.25% Non-Cumulative Monthly Income Preferred, Stock, Series B
BPOPO20.018.006.375% NonCumulative Monthly Income Preferred Stock, 2003 Series A

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 9.12
BPOP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. BPOP: 9.12 )
N/A
P/B 0.76
BPOP's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BPOP: 0.76 )
BPOP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.63
Current: 0.76

0.23
2.63
P/S 2.32
BPOP's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. BPOP: 2.32 )
BPOP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 7.85
Current: 2.32

0.15
7.85
PFCF 2.60
BPOP's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 2.60 )
BPOP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1695.88
Current: 2.6

0.22
1695.88
POCF 2.45
BPOP's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 128.00 vs. BPOP: 2.45 )
BPOP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 122.68
Current: 2.45

0.2
122.68
EV-to-EBIT -42.70
BPOP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. BPOP: -42.70 )
BPOP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -200.9   Max: 172.6
Current: -42.7

-200.9
172.6
Shiller P/E 32.59
BPOP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 32.59 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 197.5
Current: 32.59

3.57
197.5
Days Sales Outstanding 32.44
BPOP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 32.44 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.29   Max: 54.69
Current: 32.44

21.29
54.69

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.89
BPOP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BPOP: 0.89 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.46
Current: 0.89

0.47
3.46
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.34
BPOP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. BPOP: 0.34 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.34

0.15
1.41
Price/Median PS Value 1.74
BPOP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 2664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BPOP: 1.74 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.88
Current: 1.74

0.3
5.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.30
BPOP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BPOP: -2.30 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 25.4
Current: -2.3

0.6
25.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 37.75
BPOP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.86 vs. BPOP: 37.75 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 246.6
Current: 37.75

2.7
246.6

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:BPOPP.USA, BPOPO.USA, PP4A.Germany,
Popular, Inc. was incorporated in 1984 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. It operates as a financial institution. The Corporation operates in two main markets Puerto Rico and Mainland United States. In Puerto Rico: it provides retail, including residential mortgage loans originations, and commercial banking services through it principal banking subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico ("Banco Popular" or "BPPR"), as well as auto and equipment leasing and financing, investment banking, broker-dealer and insurance services through specialized subsidiaries. In Mainland United States: it operates Banco Popular North America ("BPNA"), including its wholly-owned subsidiary E-LOAN, Inc. ("E-LOAN"). BPNA is a community bank providing a range of financial services and products to the communities it serves. BPNA operates branches in New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey and Florida, under the name of Popular Community Bank. E-LOAN markets deposit accounts under its name for the benefit of BPNA. The Company's lending activities include: Commercial, Construction, Lease Financing, Residential Mortgage and consumer loans, credit cards. Since its business activities are currently concentrated mainly in Puerto Rico, its results of operations and financial condition are dependent upon the general trends of the Puerto Rico economy and, in particular, the residential and commercial real estate markets. It competes with specialized players in the local financial industry that are not subject to the same regulatory restrictions as domestic banks and bank holding companies.
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