Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) Holdings Trimmed by FNY Investment Advisers LLC

FNY Investment Advisers LLC lowered its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA) by 20.0% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 40,000 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 10,000 shares during the period. FNY Investment Advisers LLC’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria were worth $229,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of BBVA. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria during the third quarter worth approximately $115,000. Hsbc Holdings PLC increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 11.9% in the third quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 85,197 shares of the bank’s stock worth $537,000 after acquiring an additional 9,092 shares in the last quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 515.1% in the third quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 28,060 shares of the bank’s stock worth $4,454,000 after acquiring an additional 23,498 shares in the last quarter. Scout Investments Inc. increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 8.0% in the fourth quarter. Scout Investments Inc. now owns 624,524 shares of the bank’s stock worth $3,304,000 after acquiring an additional 46,109 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 123.9% in the fourth quarter. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 8,658 shares of the bank’s stock worth $46,000 after acquiring an additional 4,791 shares in the last quarter.

BBVA has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, January 14th. HSBC lowered shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $6.75.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria stock opened at $6.29 on Friday. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 52-week low of $4.99 and a 52-week high of $8.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $41.11 billion, a PE ratio of 7.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.70 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.16.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 1st. The bank reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had a net margin of 24.54% and a return on equity of 7.66%. The company had revenue of $5.46 billion during the quarter. Research analysts anticipate that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post 0.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a $0.1821 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 6.02%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 8th. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s payout ratio is currently 32.95%.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Company Profile

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides retail and wholesale banking, asset management, and private banking services. The company accepts various deposits, such as current and savings accounts, term deposits, subordinated deposits, and other accounts. It also offers loan products; and foreclosed real-estate assets from residential mortgages and developers, as well as lending to developers.

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