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 most optimistic price target was 28.91, implying a possible profit 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -6.76 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -16.29 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

BFR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 19.24 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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, 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 trailing 52-weeks, BFR hit 21.90 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 15.41. Today's price is 2.66 percent above the 52-week low, and 27.76 percent below the 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.