Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA).
Fisher Asset Management, LLC bought 36,523,674 shares during the last quarter increasing its stake in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) by 348,907.9%. Its stake stood at $305,425,000 an increase of $305,345,000 as of quarter end.
Other firms have also shifted positions in (BBVA). As of the end of the quarter Creative Planning had bought 3,944 shares growing its position 17.0%. The value of the total investment in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria went from $177,000 to $227,000 a change of 28.2% quarter to quarter. As of quarter end Bank Of Montreal /can/ had acquired a total of 10,315 shares growing its stake by 16.1%. The value of the investment in BBVA increased from $487,000 to $622,000 a change of $135,000 quarter over quarter.
Atria Investments LLC added to its position by buying 875 shares an increase of 1.7% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Atria Investments LLC now holds 51,630 shares worth $432,000. The value of the position overall is up by 11.9%.
On November 9 the company was changed to a “Outperform” according to a Jefferies report which was a cut from the previous “” rating. On October 19, 2016 the stock rating was set at “Outperform” in a report from RBC Capital which is up from the previous “Sector Perform” rating.
On September 6 the stock rating was upgraded from “” to “Equal-weight” in an announcement from Barclays. Equity analyst UBS initiated coverage setting a rating of “Sell”.
On February 10 the company was upgraded to “Outperform” from “Underperform” by Exane BNP Paribas. On January 5 the stock rating was upgraded from “Underperform” to “Sector Perform” in a statement from RBC Capital.
The company is down since yesterday’s close of $8.69. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria recently declared a dividend that was paid on Tuesday May 2nd, 2017. The dividend payment was $0.143 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.57 on an annualized basis. The dividend yield was $6.62. The ex-dividend date was Friday the 31st of March 2017.
The stock is trading at $8.65 a bit higher than the 50 day moving average which is $8.25 and which is just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $7.43. The 50 day moving average went up $0.40 or +4.84% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $1.22 or +16.46%.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria currently has a P/E ratio of 13.19 and market capitalization is 56.77B.