The 12-month median price target for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) assigned by the analysts stands at $7.16, which represents a return potential of 23.66 percent when compared to the closing price of the stock of $5.79 on Friday, January 11. The lowest price target for the stock is $5.68 — slightly more than -1.9 percent from BBVA’s current share price. The stock will probably climb 30.92 percent over the next 12 months, according to price target estimates compiled by finviz. Meanwhile, they have set a $9.05-month high price target. This represents a whopping 56.3 percent increase from where shares are trading today.
On momentum oscillators front, ‘RSI’ has touched 67.4 on daily chart, which may remain a cause for concern. If the price breaks below $5.68 level on closing basis, then we may see more profit booking and the stock may show further weakness. On the flipside, hitting the $5.84 mark may result into a pull-back move towards $5.9 level. The stock is currently hovering around the first support level of $5.73. Below this, the next support is placed in the zone of $5.68. Till the time, the BBVA stock trades above this level, bulls have nothing to fear.
Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) are trading at a P/E ratio of 10.09 times earnings reported for the past 12 months. The industry BBVA operates in has an average P/E of 18.6. Its P/E ratio went as low as 13.16X and as high as 243.56 over the 5-year span. Further, it is sporting a 1.12 on the Price-to-Sales ratio. Compare this with the industry average P/S of 7.82. 0 percent is the gross profit margin for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. and operating margin sits at 47.6 percent. Along with this, the net profit margin is 13.8 percent.
On 11th of January, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA) shares ended higher after a volatile session. The shares accumulated 0.03 points or 0.52 percent at $5.79 with a heavy trade volume of 10.369 million shares. After opening the session at $5.74, the shares went as high as $5.84 and as low as $5.73, the range within which the stock’s price traded throughout the day. The firm is left with a market cap of $38.2 billion and now has 6.6 billion shares outstanding. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) stock has gained 15.34 percent of market value in 21 trading days.
BBVA stock has a trailing 3-year beta of 0.94, offering the possibility of a lower rate of return, but also posing less risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $0.68 a share in the trailing twelve months. The stock’s value has surged 9.45 percent year to date (YTD) against a decline of -34.35 percent in 12 month’s time. The company’s shares still trade -39.31 percent away from its 1-year high of $9.54 and 16.03 percent up from 52-week low of $4.99. The average consensus rating on the company is 0, on a scale where 5 equates to a unanimous sell rating. In short, the mean analyst recommendations are calling this stock a buy.