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 maximum price target given 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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. 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, 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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. Today's price is 69.41 percent above the 52-week 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 market cap of BBVA is $59.91 billion. BBVA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.