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.

BBVA was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 10.7, implying potential capital gains of 18.06 percent. The minimum price target given was 4.39, which equates to a potential downside of -51.56 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 13.42 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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.

The growth rate of BBVA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 10.61 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BBVA is 1.3.

In the trailing 52-weeks, BBVA hit 9.09 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 5.35. Currently the stock is 69.41 percent higher than its low, and 0.29 percent lower than its 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.