Brown Advisory Inc. lifted its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA) by 120.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 39,430 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 21,566 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Inc.’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria were worth $352,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Separately, Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 27.7% in the 3rd quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC now owns 49,709 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $443,000 after purchasing an additional 10,796 shares in the last quarter. 3.17% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Several research firms recently weighed in on BBVA. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, September 18th. BidaskClub lowered Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.75.
Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA) remained flat at $$8.54 during midday trading on Wednesday. The company had a trading volume of 2,050,596 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,086,800. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a twelve month low of $6.34 and a twelve month high of $9.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a current ratio of 1.05. The stock has a market cap of $57,170.00, a PE ratio of 11.70, a P/E/G ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.96.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.19. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had a return on equity of 7.49% and a net margin of 16.46%. The business had revenue of $7.27 billion for the quarter. research analysts anticipate that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post 0.76 earnings per share for the current year.
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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 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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