News headlines about Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria : History of ATMs and a new way to bank (4-traders.com)
- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria : Today’s number is about… CDOs (4-traders.com)
- BBVA Compass and San Antonio Stars align on new agreement (finance.yahoo.com)
- U.S. top court buries CalPERS lawsuit over Lehman collapse (finance.yahoo.com)
- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (NYSE:BBVA) Runs -1.34% For the Week – AppsforPCdaily (appsforpcdaily.com)
A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Barclays PLC upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.25 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.25.
Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) opened at 8.21 on Tuesday. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a one year low of $5.14 and a one year high of $8.70. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $8.26 and its 200-day moving average price is $7.36. The firm has a market cap of $53.88 billion and a PE ratio of 12.77.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 27th. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a net margin of 18.03% and a return on equity of 10.08%. The firm had revenue of $6.80 billion for the quarter. Equities research analysts expect that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post $0.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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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