Media headlines about Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.8868727789084 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) traded up $0.01 during trading on Friday, hitting $9.10. 2,238,994 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,868,533. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a current ratio of 1.05. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has a 52-week low of $6.34 and a 52-week high of $9.35. The stock has a market cap of $59,690.54, a P/E ratio of 14.00, a P/E/G ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 0.96.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) last released its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.19. The company had revenue of $7.27 billion for the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had a net margin of 16.46% and a return on equity of 7.49%. equities research analysts expect that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria will post 0.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on BBVA shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. ValuEngine raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Santander downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $10.00.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 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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