First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) went up by 2.30% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $11.10. The company’s stock price has collected 5.12% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/03/20 that First Bancorp. Announces Payment of Dividends on Preferred Stock
Is It Worth Investing in First BanCorp. (NYSE :FBP) Right Now?
First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 11.19 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for FBP is at 1.42. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 4 who provided ratings for First BanCorp. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $8.75, which is $3.41 above the current price. FBP currently public float of 214.25M and currently shorts hold a 1.29% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of FBP was 1.37M shares.
FBP’s Market Performance
FBP stocks went up by 5.12% for the week, with a monthly drop of -8.25% and a quarterly performance of -0.19%, while its annual performance rate touched -44.61%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.39% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.98% for First BanCorp.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.99% for FBP stocks with a simple moving average of -19.39% for the last 200 days.
FBP Trading at -5.11% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought FBP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -51.89% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.98%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.39%, as shares sank -9.03% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.65% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, FBP rose by +5.12%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -50.00% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $5.48. In addition, First BanCorp. saw -49.58% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at FBP starting from Frye Daniel Edward, who purchase 27 shares at the price of $6.14 back on Mar 13. After this action, Frye Daniel Edward now owns 13,169 shares of First BanCorp., valued at $167 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for FBP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +35.43 for the present operating margin
The net margin for First BanCorp. stands at +22.11. The total capital return value is set at 8.28, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.59. Equity return is now at value 4.80, with 0.80 for asset returns.
Based on First BanCorp. (FBP), the company’s capital structure generated 49.48 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 33.10. Total debt to assets is 8.67, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 39.34. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 25.89.
When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.82, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.31.