Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18, Morningstar.com reports. The business had revenue of $6.96 billion during the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a return on equity of 10.08% and a net margin of 18.03%.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) traded up 0.55% during trading on Friday, hitting $9.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,782,891 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $8.53 and a 200 day moving average of $7.70. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a one year low of $5.35 and a one year high of $9.09. The firm has a market cap of $62.75 billion and a PE ratio of 13.62.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 348,907.9% in the second quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 36,534,142 shares of the bank’s stock worth $305,425,000 after buying an additional 36,523,674 shares during the last quarter. Aristotle Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 12.2% in the first quarter. Aristotle Capital Management LLC now owns 33,750,761 shares of the bank’s stock worth $256,911,000 after buying an additional 3,676,506 shares during the last quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.2% in the first quarter. Cambiar Investors LLC now owns 27,834,814 shares of the bank’s stock worth $211,823,000 after buying an additional 340,168 shares during the last quarter. Harding Loevner LP boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 8.1% in the first quarter. Harding Loevner LP now owns 25,803,741 shares of the bank’s stock worth $196,367,000 after buying an additional 1,932,610 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 24.9% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 10,489,427 shares of the bank’s stock worth $79,825,000 after buying an additional 2,092,037 shares during the last quarter.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. BidaskClub lowered Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. UBS AG upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.75.

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About Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA

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.

Earnings History for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA)

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