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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BFR. The highest price target was 28.91, which equates to a potential upside of 82.74 percent. The lowest price target was 14.72, implying a possible loss 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. That number becomes -16.29 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 downwards by -1.56 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.71 percent in FY estimates.

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 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

BFR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 19.24 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of BFR is 0.55.

BFR has a 52-week high of 21.90 and a 52-week low of 15.41. 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 price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion. BFR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.