Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Financial Group issued their FY2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in a research note issued on Tuesday, February 12th. Jefferies Financial Group analyst B. Creelan-Sandf expects that the bank will earn $0.73 per share for the year.

BBVA has been the topic of a number of other reports. Citigroup upgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 27th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 2nd. Finally, HSBC cut shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.02.

Shares of NYSE BBVA opened at $5.78 on Wednesday. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has a fifty-two week low of $4.99 and a fifty-two week high of $8.82. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.16. The stock has a market cap of $38.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 6.57, a P/E/G ratio of 3.50 and a beta of 0.96.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 123.9% during the fourth quarter. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 8,658 shares of the bank’s stock worth $46,000 after acquiring an additional 4,791 shares during the period. Lindbrook Capital LLC acquired a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria during the fourth quarter worth about $48,000. WealthTrust Arizona LLC grew its holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 28.1% during the fourth quarter. WealthTrust Arizona LLC now owns 9,220 shares of the bank’s stock worth $49,000 after acquiring an additional 2,024 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acquired a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria during the fourth quarter worth about $60,000. Finally, NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc grew its holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 313.5% during the fourth quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 21,500 shares of the bank’s stock worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 16,300 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 2.95% of the company’s stock.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Company Profile

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides retail and wholesale banking, asset management, and private banking services. The company accepts various deposits, such as current and savings accounts, fixed-term deposits, subordinated deposits, and other accounts. It also offers loan products; and foreclosed real-estate assets from residential mortgages and developers, as well as lending to developers.

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