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BPOP Popular PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Nov 29, 2023, the Popular stock's P/E ratio is 7.51. This takes into account the latest EPS of $9.78 and stock price of $73.47. The PE ratio has increased by 54% from its last 4 quarters average of 4.9.

BPOP PE ratio history

How has BPOP's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Popular has averaged 10.12 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 7.51 is 26% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, BPOP's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2018 quarter at 41.21, when the price was $41.62 and the EPS was $1.01. The lowest point was recorded in the Dec 2015 quarter, when it reached 3.27 with a price of $28.34 and an EPS of $8.66.


Popular PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 550.46% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -77.64% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2022 4.53 -36.55%
2021 7.14 -25.47%
2020 9.58 12.31%
2019 8.53 9.64%
2018 7.78 -77.64%
2017 34.79 63.56%
2016 21.27 550.46%
2015 3.27 N/A
2014 N/A N/A
2013 4.95 -43.81%

BPOP average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of BPOP for the past years

Currently, BPOP's PE ratio is higher than the 3 and 5-year averages, but it is under its 10-year average.

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BPOP PE vs peers

What is BPOP's PE ratio compared to its peers

BPOP's PE ratio is less than its peer stocks FITB and FBP, but it is above MTB's and UVSP's. Popular is currently trading at a lower PE ratio (7.51) than its peers average of 8.69.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MTB M&T Bank Corp 7.29 $21.2B
BPOP Popular Inc 7.51 $5.3B
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp 8.07 $19.35B
OFG Ofg Bancorp 8.8 $1.58B
FBP First Bancorp 9.08 $2.59B
FCBC First Community Bankshares Inc 11.83 $615.94M

Frequently asked questions

What is Popular's PE ratio?

BPOP stock has a price to earnings ratio of 7.51 as of Nov 29, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Popular (BPOP)?

The average PE ratio for BPOP stock over the past 3 years is 6.54.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Popular (BPOP)?

The average PE ratio for BPOP stock over the past 5 years is 7.0.

What is the highest PE ratio for BPOP?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 41.21 and it was in the Mar 2018 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for BPOP compare to its historical average?

BPOP's price to earnings ratio is currently 26% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Popular's PE ratio so low?

A company with a lower PE ratio may indicate that the market has lower growth expectations for the company's future earnings.

How is BPOP's PE ratio calculated (Popular PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Nov 29, 2023), Popular's share price is $73.47. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Sep 2023 is $9.78. Therefore, Popular's price to earnings ratio for today is 7.51. PE RATIO(7.51) = STOCK PRICE($73.47) / TTM EPS($9.78)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.