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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.52
BPOP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. BPOP: 1.52 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.52

0.05
1.52
Equity to Asset 0.12
BPOP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 2312 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. BPOP: 0.12 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12

0.07
0.13
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.17
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 (%) -8.63
BPOP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.22 vs. BPOP: -8.63 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.14   Max: 31.98
Current: -8.63

-28.14
31.98
Net-margin (%) -24.21
BPOP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.12 vs. BPOP: -24.21 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -58.98   Max: 28.06
Current: -24.21

-58.98
28.06
ROE (%) -7.41
BPOP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. BPOP: -7.41 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.32   Max: 18.23
Current: -7.41

-36.32
18.23
ROA (%) -0.92
BPOP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 2433 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. BPOP: -0.92 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.99   Max: 1.66
Current: -0.92

-2.99
1.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -23.28
BPOP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2392 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 89.92 vs. BPOP: -23.28 )
BPOP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -93.27   Max: 58.28
Current: -23.28

-93.27
58.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
BPOP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BPOP: -11.70 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.2
Current: -11.7

0
15.2
» BPOP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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
» More
Q4 2014

BPOP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,913,464 sh (+54.04%)
Michael Price 275,000 sh (+8.91%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,567,057 sh (+1.18%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,974,294 sh (+0.39%)
Richard Pzena 110,730 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,567,057 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,948,414 sh (-0.04%)
John Paulson 7,560,000 sh (-16.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,059 sh (-54.16%)
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Q1 2015

BPOP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 72,200 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 29,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,397 sh (+217.28%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 7,189,558 sh (+20.87%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,275,852 sh (+7.38%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,795,174 sh (+4.10%)
Richard Pzena 110,730 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 275,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 4,739,600 sh (-37.31%)
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Preferred stocks of Popular Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BPOPP24.938.278.25% Non-Cumulative Monthly Income Preferred, Stock, Series B
BPOPO19.858.036.375% NonCumulative Monthly Income Preferred Stock, 2003 Series A

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 9.73
BPOP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 9.73 )
N/A
P/B 0.79
BPOP's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BPOP: 0.79 )
BPOP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.63
Current: 0.79

0.23
2.63
P/S 2.54
BPOP's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. BPOP: 2.54 )
BPOP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 7.85
Current: 2.54

0.15
7.85
PFCF 5.24
BPOP's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 5.24 )
BPOP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1695.88
Current: 5.24

0.22
1695.88
POCF 4.85
BPOP's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 194.36 vs. BPOP: 4.85 )
BPOP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 122.68
Current: 4.85

0.2
122.68
EV-to-EBIT -22.16
BPOP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. BPOP: -22.16 )
BPOP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -482   Max: 172.6
Current: -22.16

-482
172.6
Shiller P/E 21.08
BPOP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 3226 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 21.08 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.55   Max: 171.74
Current: 21.08

3.55
171.74
Days Sales Outstanding 35.24
BPOP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 35.24 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.29   Max: 51.06
Current: 35.24

21.29
51.06

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.95
BPOP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. BPOP: 0.95 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.55
Current: 0.95

0.47
3.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.39
BPOP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BPOP: 0.39 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.51
Current: 0.39

0.08
1.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.84
BPOP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 3227 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BPOP: 1.84 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 5.69
Current: 1.84

0.21
5.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -4.50
BPOP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 2417 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BPOP: -4.50 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 21.5
Current: -4.5

0.6
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 34.26
BPOP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. BPOP: 34.26 )
BPOP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 246.6
Current: 34.26

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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