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.

Several price targets were given for BFR by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given 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. 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -6.76 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -16.29 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 downwards by -1.56 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.71 percent.

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 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, BFR has achieved a high of 21.90 and a low of 15.41. Today's price is 2.66 percent above the 52-week low, and 27.76 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.34 billion. BFR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.