Looking Closely at the Growth Curve for People’s United Financial Inc. (PBCT)


People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) went down by -1.98% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $17.22. The company’s stock price has collected -4.86% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/06/20 that People’s United Bank Treasury Management Enhances Technology Suite with Addition of Electronic Billing and Payment Capabilities

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Is It Worth Investing in People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ :PBCT) Right Now?

People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.03 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PBCT is at 1.23. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for People’s United Financial Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price from analysts is $11.92, which is $1.55 above the current price. PBCT currently public float of 415.57M and currently shorts hold a 3.49% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PBCT was 4.08M shares.

PBCT’s Market Performance

PBCT stocks went down by -4.86% for the week, with a monthly drop of -2.45% and a quarterly performance of -11.44%, while its annual performance rate touched -37.00%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.49% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.41% for People’s United Financial Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.55% for PBCT stocks with a simple moving average of -15.67% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PBCT

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PBCT stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for PBCT by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for PBCT in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $14 based on the research report published on June 24th of the current year 2020.

DA Davidson gave a rating of “Neutral” to PBCT, setting the target price at $17.50 in the report published on January 17th of the current year.

PBCT Trading at -2.52% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PBCT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -39.78% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.41%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.49%, as shares surge +1.67% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.39% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PBCT fell by -4.86%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -37.61% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.44. In addition, People’s United Financial Inc. saw -38.64% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PBCT starting from Franklin Jerry, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $11.55 back on Aug 10. After this action, Franklin Jerry now owns 102,514 shares of People’s United Financial Inc., valued at $57,725 using the latest closing price.

Berey David P, the Executive Vice President of People’s United Financial Inc., sale 12,978 shares at $12.03 during a trade that took place back on May 27, which means that Berey David P is holding 15,196 shares at $156,060 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PBCT

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +31.06 for the present operating margin

The net margin for People’s United Financial Inc. stands at +22.85. The total capital return value is set at 5.56, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.23. Equity return is now at value 6.50, with 0.80 for asset returns.

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Based on People’s United Financial Inc. (PBCT), the company’s capital structure generated 81.30 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 44.84. Total debt to assets is 11.00, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 16.34. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 8.74.

When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.59, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.51. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.04.

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