Popular, Inc. ( BPOP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 07, 2015. Shareholders who purchased BPOP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 650% increase over the prior year.
The previous trading day's last sale of BPOP was $29.87, representing a -16.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.83 and a 12.59% increase over the 52 week low of $26.53.
BPOP is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). BPOP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.61. Zacks Investment Research reports BPOP's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 24.72%, compared to an industry average of 14.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to BPOP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BPOP as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund ( QABA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an increase of 3.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of BPOP at 2.17%.