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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.52
BPOP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BPOP: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.17 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.52
0.05
1.52
Equity to Asset 0.12
BPOP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. BPOP: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.12
0.07
0.13
F-Score: 3
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
94% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.01 vs. BPOP: -8.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -28.14  Med: 25.63 Max: 31.98
Current: -8.63
-28.14
31.98
Net-margin (%) -24.21
BPOP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.75 vs. BPOP: -24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -58.98  Med: 19.33 Max: 28.06
Current: -24.21
-58.98
28.06
ROE (%) -7.49
BPOP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. BPOP: -7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.35  Med: 13.64 Max: 17.85
Current: -7.49
-37.35
17.85
ROA (%) -0.92
BPOP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BPOP: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.99  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.66
Current: -0.92
-2.99
1.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
BPOP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BPOP: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.60 Max: 16.4
Current: -11.7
0
16.4
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Guru Trades

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%)
Michael Price 252,500 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 110,730 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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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%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,567,057 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 110,730 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

Caxton Associates 29,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 72,200 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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Q2 2015

BPOP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,672,442 sh (-7.19%)
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Preferred stocks of Popular Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
BPOPP22.758.708.25% Non-Cumulative Monthly Income Preferred, Stock, Series B
BPOPO18.508.616.375% NonCumulative Monthly Income Preferred Stock, 2003 Series A

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 7.75
BPOP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. BPOP: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.73
BPOP's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BPOP: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BPOP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.63
Current: 0.73
0.23
2.63
P/S 2.37
BPOP's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1388 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BPOP: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BPOP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.38 Max: 7.85
Current: 2.37
0.15
7.85
PFCF 4.88
BPOP's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. BPOP: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BPOP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 4.58 Max: 1695.88
Current: 4.88
0.22
1695.88
POCF 4.52
BPOP's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. BPOP: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BPOP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.89 Max: 122.68
Current: 4.52
0.2
122.68
EV-to-EBIT -20.14
BPOP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
179% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.91 vs. BPOP: -20.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BPOP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -482  Med: 26.05 Max: 172.6
Current: -20.14
-482
172.6
Shiller P/E 19.58
BPOP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. BPOP: 19.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.59  Med: 11.93 Max: 207.89
Current: 19.58
3.59
207.89
Days Sales Outstanding 35.24
BPOP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 33.80 vs. BPOP: 35.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.29  Med: 34.92 Max: 54.69
Current: 35.24
21.29
54.69

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.89
BPOP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BPOP: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.55
Current: 0.89
0.47
3.55
Price/Projected FCF 0.36
BPOP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BPOP: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.36
0.08
1.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.72
BPOP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BPOP: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.70 Max: 5.69
Current: 1.72
0.21
5.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.97
BPOP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BPOP: -4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.97  Med: 3.20 Max: 21.5
Current: -4.97
-4.97
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 38.00
BPOP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. BPOP: 38.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BPOP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 32.50 Max: 246.6
Current: 38
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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