Sei Investments Co. lowered its position in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) by 5.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,028,202 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 60,614 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA were worth $8,595,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cadence Bank NA boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 1.0% in the second quarter. Cadence Bank NA now owns 36,443 shares of the bank’s stock worth $305,000 after buying an additional 370 shares during the period. CAPROCK Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA during the second quarter worth approximately $109,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 3.6% in the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 139,504 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,166,000 after buying an additional 4,838 shares during the period. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 0.5% in the second quarter. Chickasaw Capital Management LLC now owns 109,712 shares of the bank’s stock worth $917,000 after buying an additional 577 shares during the period. Finally, Park Avenue Securities LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 19.5% in the second quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 39,850 shares of the bank’s stock worth $326,000 after buying an additional 6,495 shares during the period.

Shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) opened at 8.79 on Friday. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA has a 12-month low of $5.72 and a 12-month high of $9.35. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $8.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $7.87. The firm has a market cap of $58.54 billion and a PE ratio of 13.16.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NASDAQ:BBVA) last announced its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.18. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA had a net margin of 18.03% and a return on equity of 10.08%. The company had revenue of $6.96 billion for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts predict that Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA will post $0.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, UBS AG upgraded Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.75.

About Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA) is a diversified financial company engaged in retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and private banking. Its segments include Banking Activity in Spain, Real Estate Activity in Spain, the United States Turkey, Mexico, South America and Rest of Eurasia.

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