Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Stock Price

Media stories about Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.9113572939253 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

BBVA has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $10.00.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE BBVA) traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $9.10. The company had a trading volume of 2,729,399 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,293,100. The stock has a market cap of $60,240.00, a P/E ratio of 12.47, a PEG ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 0.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has a 12-month low of $6.34 and a 12-month high of $9.35.

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

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About Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

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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