Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.24, from 0.68 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 24 investors sold Popular, Inc. shares while 78 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 81.04 million shares or 6.34% less from 86.52 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Massachusetts Company Ma invested 0% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0.03% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 472,671 shares. Federated Investors Pa reported 217,488 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has 0.01% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Stone Ridge Asset Management Limited Co has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). Lazard Asset Mgmt Lc reported 19,059 shares. Guggenheim Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 14,799 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 0% of its portfolio in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 122,939 shares. Basswood Management Limited Company reported 28,994 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Company holds 3,364 shares. 6,000 were accumulated by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. Moreover, Alyeska Investment Gru Ltd Partnership has 0.67% invested in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) for 1.10 million shares. Point72 Asset Management Lp has invested 0.29% in Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP). 10,599 are owned by Strs Ohio. Penbrook Mngmt Limited Com has 25,540 shares for 1.25% of their portfolio.
Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $12.26 million activity. On Wednesday, July 25 CARRION RICHARD L sold $10.03M worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) or 200,000 shares. $752,250 worth of stock was sold by NEGRON EDUARDO J. on Wednesday, July 25. $253,150 worth of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) was sold by MONZON GILBERTO. Shares for $301,920 were sold by ALVAREZ IGNACIO on Monday, August 13. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $319,860 was sold by GUERRERO JUAN. The insider SEPULVEDA ELI sold $251,500.
The stock of Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) registered an increase of 1.4% in short interest. BPOP’s total short interest was 1.41 million shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 1.4% from 1.39M shares, reported previously. With 822,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 2 days to cover their BPOP’s short positions. The short interest to Popular Inc’s float is 1.4%.
The stock increased 1.12% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $47.03. About 493,855 shares traded. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has risen 46.07% since December 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.07% the S&P500.
Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various retail, mortgage, and commercial banking services and products primarily to institutional and retail customers. The company has market cap of $4.72 billion. The firm accepts various deposit products. It has a 11.8 P/E ratio. It also offers commercial and industrial loans; commercial real estate loans; construction loans; lease financing comprising automobile loans/leases; residential mortgage loans; and consumer loans, including personal loans, credit cards, home equity lines of credit, and other loans to individual borrowers.
Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) Ratings Coverage
Among 3 analysts covering Popular (NASDAQ:BPOP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Popular had 4 analyst reports since July 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 25 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 24 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, July 24. The stock of Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, July 31.
More notable recent Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Popular, Inc. (BPOP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2018 – Nasdaq” on December 03, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Twitter, Six Flags Entertainment, Popular, City Holding and First Financial Bankshares – Nasdaq” published on December 26, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Financial Times’ The Banker Magazine Recognizes Banco Popular De Puerto Rico as a Leading â€œBank of the Year Americasâ€ for the Fifth Consecutive Year – Business Wire” on December 06, 2018. More interesting news about Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Should You Invest in the First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund (QABA)? – Nasdaq” published on December 18, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Regions’ Ratings Reiterated by Moody’s, Outlook Upgraded – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 21, 2018.
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