Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. raised its stake in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) by 6.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,566 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 1,080 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA were worth $147,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of BBVA. BTC Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 4.4% in the first quarter. BTC Capital Management Inc. now owns 46,150 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $351,000 after buying an additional 1,951 shares in the last quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 2.0% in the first quarter. Moloney Securities Asset Management LLC now owns 22,228 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $169,000 after buying an additional 437 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.8% in the first quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 134,666 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,025,000 after buying an additional 2,378 shares in the last quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC increased its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 19.3% in the first quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 33,355 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $248,000 after buying an additional 5,403 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Chickasaw Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of 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 valued at $831,000 after buying an additional 311 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) opened at 8.79 on Friday. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 52-week low of $5.72 and a 52-week high of $9.35. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $8.79 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $58.54 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.16.

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

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Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on BBVA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 21st. BidaskClub raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. ValuEngine raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, UBS AG raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.75.

About Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA

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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