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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 10.7, which equates to a potential upside of 18.06 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 4.39, implying potential capital losses of -51.56 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 5.85 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 13.42 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BBVA to grow at a rate of 10.61 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of BBVA is 1.3.

In the last 52-weeks, BBVA has achieved a high of 9.09 and a low of 5.35. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 69.41 percent, and 0.29 percent below the high. BBVA has a price/earnings 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 market cap of BBVA is $59.91 billion. BBVA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.