Shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA (NYSE:AVAL) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a strong sell recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company.
Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price target of $8.50 for the company and are expecting that the company will post $0.15 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores an industry rank of 46 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
AVAL has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. BidaskClub cut shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd.
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) opened at $8.24 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2,893.11, a PE ratio of 12.68 and a beta of 0.51. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores has a twelve month low of $7.42 and a twelve month high of $9.38. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be issued a dividend of $0.0334 per share. This represents a yield of 4.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 27th. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.54%.
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Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores Company Profile
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA is a Colombia-based holding company primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the acquisition, purchase and sale of stocks, bonds and other securities of companies active in the financial sector. The Company provides a variety of financial services and products across the Colombian market, ranging from traditional banking services, such as loans and deposits to pension and severance fund management, as well as the provision of legal representation services.The Company owns such subsidiaries as Banco de Bogota SA, Banco Popular SA, among others.
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