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 analyst gave a price target of 10.7, implying a possible profit of 18.06 percent. The minimum price target given was 4.39, implying potential capital losses of -51.56 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 5.85 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 13.42 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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.

BBVA has traded between a high of 9.09 and a low of 5.35 over the past year. Today's price is 69.41 percent above the 52-week low, 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.