FFT Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) by 41.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 26,286 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 7,727 shares during the period. FFT Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA were worth $220,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.8% in the first quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 134,666 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,025,000 after buying an additional 2,378 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 51.5% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,112,984 shares of the bank’s stock worth $31,300,000 after buying an additional 1,397,254 shares during the period. Eqis Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the first quarter worth about $139,000. Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 50.4% in the first quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 252,629 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,923,000 after buying an additional 84,670 shares during the period. Finally, HPM Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the first quarter worth about $142,000.

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) opened at 8.77 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $58.41 billion and a PE ratio of 13.25. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 52 week low of $5.78 and a 52 week high of $9.35. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $8.90 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.03.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18. The company had revenue of $6.96 billion during the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a net margin of 17.53% and a return on equity of 9.26%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several research firms recently commented on BBVA. BidaskClub raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, ValuEngine raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $10.00.

About Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA) is a diversified financial company engaged in retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and private banking. Its segments include Banking Activity in Spain, Real Estate Activity in Spain, the United States Turkey, Mexico, South America and Rest of Eurasia.

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