Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on BBVA. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 21st. ValuEngine raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Finally, UBS AG raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.75.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ BBVA) traded up 1.71% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $8.94. 3,765,204 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $59.54 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.38. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 12 month low of $5.72 and a 12 month high of $9.35. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $8.81 and its 200-day moving average is $7.90.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. The business had revenue of $6.96 billion for the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a net margin of 18.03% and a return on equity of 10.08%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post $0.61 EPS for the current year.

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A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of BBVA. Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 0.4% in the second quarter. Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH now owns 19,030 shares of the bank’s stock worth $159,000 after buying an additional 67 shares in the last quarter. Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 0.4% in the first quarter. Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 39,579 shares of the bank’s stock worth $301,000 after buying an additional 152 shares in the last quarter. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 0.3% in the first quarter. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC now owns 109,135 shares of the bank’s stock worth $831,000 after buying an additional 311 shares in the last quarter. Cadence Bank NA increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.0% in the second quarter. Cadence Bank NA now owns 36,443 shares of the bank’s stock worth $305,000 after buying an additional 370 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.0% in the first quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 42,936 shares of the bank’s stock worth $327,000 after buying an additional 421 shares in the last quarter.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA Company Profile

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA) is a diversified financial company engaged in retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and private banking. Its segments include Banking Activity in Spain, Real Estate Activity in Spain, the United States Turkey, Mexico, South America and Rest of Eurasia.

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