Schechter Investment Advisors LLC Has $619,000 Holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA)

Schechter Investment Advisors LLC decreased its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVAFree Report) by 6.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 67,949 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 4,764 shares during the quarter. Schechter Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria were worth $619,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bessemer Group Inc. bought a new position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in the second quarter worth approximately $30,000. Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. grew its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 124.8% in the 1st quarter. Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. now owns 6,859 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $39,000 after purchasing an additional 3,808 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC increased its stake in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 120.9% during the 3rd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 11,037 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $49,000 after purchasing an additional 6,040 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC raised its holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 66.7% during the third quarter. Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC now owns 7,000 shares of the bank’s stock worth $56,000 after buying an additional 2,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Savant Capital LLC bought a new position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in the fourth quarter valued at $58,000. Institutional investors own 2.96% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

BBVA has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. Barclays cut Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy”.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Trading Down 0.1 %

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria stock opened at $11.84 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $10.16 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.11. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03. The firm has a market cap of $70.60 billion, a PE ratio of 8.51, a P/E/G ratio of 0.64 and a beta of 1.31. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. has a 1 year low of $6.47 and a 1 year high of $12.00.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVAGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.02. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had a return on equity of 14.85% and a net margin of 27.15%. The company had revenue of $8.01 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. will post 1.54 EPS for the current year.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a semi-annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.1695 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.3%. This is an increase from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s previous semi-annual dividend of $0.17. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s dividend payout ratio is currently 19.42%.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Profile

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA provides retail banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Turkey, South America, and internationally. The company offers savings account, demand deposits, and time deposits; and loan products, such as residential mortgages, other households, credit card loans, loans to enterprises and public sector, as well as consumer finance.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA)

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