People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) – What Do Market Experts & Insiders Think?

Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) was $16.90. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $17.01, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $17.12. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $16.78 and a 2nd Support Level at $16.66. People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) stock has gained $0.07, or 0.42%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.48, or -2.76%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $1.69, or 11.11%. This year-to-date, People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) shares have gained $2.47, or 17.12%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 378,573 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $6,363,812K. People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) generates $1,923 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $468,100 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -9.09%, a 3-Year Total Return of 5.16%, and a 5-year Total Return of 16.23%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 7.69%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.175 per share on 01/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.16%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.70.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Dec-18, People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) reported earnings of $0.35 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.34 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 3.31% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Sep-18, the reported earnings of $0.33 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.33 per share, which was a 0.54% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 03/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.33 per share. This estimate came from a total of 7 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.34 and the low estimate was $0.33. In the year-ago quarter, People’s United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) generated per-share earnings of $0.30. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +10.00% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 31 purchases (429,776 shares in total) and 18 sale (217,079 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 32 insider buys amounting to 454,776 shares and 19 insider sales amounting to 249,242 shares. In the past full year, 48 insider purchases were made (involving 686,653 shares) and 29 insider sell-offs equivalent to 494,720 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 68.71, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 40.73, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 9.38. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 15.41 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 8.79.