Analyst Ratings for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. ADR (BFR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. ADR (NYSE:BFR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. BFR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

6 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave BFR a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

BFR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 28.91, implying potential capital gains of 82.74 percent. The lowest price target was 14.72, which equates to a potential downside of -6.95 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 downwards by an average of -6.76 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -16.29 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -1.56 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.71 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of BFR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 19.24 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BFR has a PEG ratio of 0.55.

BFR has traded between a high of 21.90 and a low of 15.41 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 2.66 percent, and below the high by 27.76 percent. BFR has a P/E ratio of 10.66. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BFR value stock report compares BFR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BFR is $3.34 billion. BFR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.