Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA] fell -14.31% so far this year. What now?


Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [NYSE: BBVA] jumped around 0.08 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $5.03 at the close of the session, up 1.62%. The company report on June 9, 2021 that BBVA USA Head of Engineering Kevin McMahon named 2021 AlabamaCIO ORBIE Award winner for Large Enterprise Category.

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– McMahon honored among the AlabamaCIO 2021 ORBIE Winners.

– Long-running, peer-selected CIO awards program honors those who demonstrate excellence in technology leadership.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. stock is now -14.31% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. BBVA Stock saw the intraday high of $5.05 and lowest of $4.905 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 7.26, which means current price is +5.67% above from all time high which was touched on 02/10/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.16M shares, BBVA reached a trading volume of 3009365 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BBVA shares is $7.94 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BBVA stock is a recommendation set at 1.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Goldman have made an estimate for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on March 31, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on March 14, 2022, representing the official price target for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. is set at 0.16, with the Price to Sales ratio for BBVA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.18. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.54, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 31.22.

How has BBVA stock performed recently?

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.04. With this latest performance, BBVA shares dropped by -16.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -22.38% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -9.37% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BBVA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 34.25, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.80, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.31 for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 5.64, while it was recorded at 5.11 for the last single week of trading, and 6.21 for the last 200 days.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA] shares currently have an operating margin of +31.27. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.33.

Return on Total Capital for BBVA is now 4.98, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.81. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 9.08, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.57. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 397.25. Additionally, BBVA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 79.89, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 26.31. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 254.14, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 51.11.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA] managed to generate an average of $36,348 per employee.

Earnings analysis for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BBVA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. go to 39.60%.

Insider trade positions for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [BBVA]

There are presently around $828 million, or 2.80% of BBVA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BBVA stocks are: FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC with ownership of 46,360,564, which is approximately 4.077% of the company’s market cap and around 7.90% of the total institutional ownership; HARDING LOEVNER LP, holding 23,151,092 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $116.45 million in BBVA stocks shares; and CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS, currently with $71.93 million in BBVA stock with ownership of nearly 4.777% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 124 institutional holders increased their position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. [NYSE:BBVA] by around 14,702,201 shares. Additionally, 133 investors decreased positions by around 10,472,200 shares, while 46 investors held positions by with 139,474,331 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 164,648,732 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BBVA stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,068,645 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 4,544,892 shares during the same period.