NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc Raises Position in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA)

NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc increased its stake in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA) by 313.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,500 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,300 shares during the quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria were worth $113,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of BBVA. Fiera Capital Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in the 4th quarter valued at $121,000. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 60,048 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $317,000 after acquiring an additional 2,437 shares during the last quarter. Eagle Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in the 4th quarter valued at $133,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria by 3.4% in the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 143,247 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $758,000 after acquiring an additional 4,708 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Lindbrook Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in the 4th quarter valued at $48,000. Institutional investors own 2.67% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently commented on BBVA shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 26th. HSBC downgraded shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $7.02.

BBVA stock opened at $5.97 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $39.20 billion, a PE ratio of 6.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.50 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a current ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.16. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 12 month low of $4.99 and a 12 month high of $8.18.

The company also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 9th will be issued a dividend of $0.1821 per share. This represents a yield of 6.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 8th. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.59%.

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Profile

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides retail and wholesale banking, asset management, and private banking services. The company accepts various deposits, such as current and savings accounts, fixed-term deposits, subordinated deposits, and other accounts. It also offers loan products; and foreclosed real-estate assets from residential mortgages and developers, as well as lending to developers.

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

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