Media coverage about Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.6673297307612 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- Blog Exposure – Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Agrees to Divest Stake in BBVA Chile to Canada’s Scotiabank (finance.yahoo.com)
- Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria (BBVA) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- In the news today, Dec. 5 – The Western Star (thewesternstar.com)
- Scotiabank formaliza acuerdo con BBVA para adquirir sus acciones en BBVA Chile – PR Newswire (Comunicado de prensa) (prnewswire.com)
- Analysts’ Views: Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) – ExpertGazette (expertgazette.com)
Shares of Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) traded up $0.11 during trading on Thursday, hitting $8.45. 1,897,328 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,061,009. 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 Viscaya Argentaria has a 52-week low of $6.34 and a 52-week high of $9.35. The stock has a market cap of $56,280.00, a P/E ratio of 13.02, a P/E/G ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 0.95.
A number of research firms have commented on BBVA. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Viscaya Argentaria from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.75.
Banco Bilbao Viscaya 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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