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Valuation Now: People’s United Financial (NASDAQ: PBCT)


People’s United Financial is in the banking industry and trades as part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is John P. Barnes. People’s United Financial Inc is a bank holding company. It provides commercial banking, retail and business banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate and municipal customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PBCT stock showed a previous change of 1.38% with an open at 17.42 and a close of 17.60. It reached an intraday high of 17.62 and a low of 17.41.

PR Newswire:  People’s United Financial Schedules Conference Call To Review First Quarter 2019 Results


The stock has a market cap of $6.6b with 377.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 371.2m shares. Trading volume reached 2,093,692 shares compared to its average volume of 3,138,186 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, People’s United Financial shares returned 1.73% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.45%. Over three months, it changed 19.45%. In one year it has changed -6.57% and within that year its 52-week high was 19.83 and its 52-week low was 13.66. PBCT stock is 28.84% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 16.89 and a 50 day moving average of 16.72. Currently PBCT stock is trading 4.21% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

PR Newswire:  People’s United Financial Schedules Conference Call To Review First Quarter 2019 Results


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.31 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.64. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.34. The TTM EPS is 1.31, which comes to a TTM PE of 13.44. Historically, the PE high was 23.40 and the PE low was 13.44. PBCT stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.36
09-30-2018:  0.33
06-30-2018:  0.32
03-31-2018:  0.30

The dividend per share is currently 0.70, which is a dividend yield of 3.98%. Also, the payout ratio is 53.44%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 19.67, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 10.52%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.90% of insider ownership and 120.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.17

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.65%, return on assets is 0.98%, profit margin is 24.35%, price-to-sales is 3.41 and price-to-book is 1.04.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 6  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.