Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC Sells 1,948 Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA)

Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC reduced its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVAFree Report) by 2.3% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 81,730 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 1,948 shares during the quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria were worth $770,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Capital Wealth Planning LLC boosted its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 82.4% in the fourth quarter. Capital Wealth Planning LLC now owns 332,450 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,029,000 after acquiring an additional 150,191 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Financial Markets lifted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 169.8% during the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Financial Markets now owns 497,463 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,532,000 after purchasing an additional 313,065 shares during the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP lifted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 2.0% during the third quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 6,312,586 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $50,816,000 after purchasing an additional 122,652 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 2.9% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 10,355,974 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $94,342,000 after purchasing an additional 290,673 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Spire Wealth Management lifted its position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 237.7% during the fourth quarter. Spire Wealth Management now owns 4,120 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $36,000 after purchasing an additional 2,900 shares during the last quarter. 2.96% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, Barclays lowered shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, March 25th.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Price Performance

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria stock opened at $10.30 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $61.44 billion, a PE ratio of 7.01, a PEG ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 1.31. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. has a 1 year low of $6.86 and a 1 year high of $12.20. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $11.02 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $10.13.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVAGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The bank reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $8.92 billion for the quarter. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria had a net margin of 26.90% and a return on equity of 15.34%. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. will post 1.59 earnings per share for the current year.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a semi-annual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 9th were paid a dividend of $0.1695 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, April 8th. This is an increase from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s previous semi-annual dividend of $0.17. This represents a dividend yield of 4.3%. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 46.26%.

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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