Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ BBVA) traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $8.32. 2,248,769 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,800,000. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 12 month low of $6.04 and a 12 month high of $9.35.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.19. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a return on equity of 9.26% and a net margin of 17.53%. The firm had revenue of $7.27 billion during the quarter.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 25th. Investors of record on Monday, October 9th were given a dividend of $0.1061 per share. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 5th. This is a positive change from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Commerce Bank bought a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $105,000. CAPROCK Group Inc. bought a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Shelton Capital Management bought a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $132,000. Gilbert & Cook Inc. bought a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Finally, Johnson Financial Group LLC increased its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 18.1% during the 2nd quarter. Johnson Financial Group LLC now owns 16,802 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 2,577 shares in the last quarter.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA Company Profile

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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