Analyst Ratings for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. ADR (BBVA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. ADR (NYSE:BBVA) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. BBVA had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

7 analysts declared BBVA a buy, 1 gave an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 7 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has decreased by 2.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BBVA. The highest price target was 10.7, implying potential capital gains of 18.06 percent. The lowest price target was 4.39, implying a possible loss of -51.56 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 5.85 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 13.42 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BBVA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 10.61 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BBVA has a PEG ratio of 1.3.

In the last 52-weeks, BBVA has achieved a high of 9.09 and a low of 5.35. Today's price is 69.41 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.29 percent below the high. BBVA has a P/E ratio of 13.76. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BBVA value stock report compares BBVA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $59.91 billion. BBVA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.