NYSE:AVAL - GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.25 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 11/16/2018 10:52 AM ET)Previous Close$7.25Today's Range$7.24 - $7.2952-Week Range$6.67 - $9.51Volume34,727 shsAverage Volume215,617 shsMarket Capitalization$2.49 billionP/E Ratio12.08Dividend Yield4.27%Beta0.63 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A. provides a range of financial services and products to public and private sector customers in Colombia and Central America. The company's deposit products and services include checking accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits, as well as other deposits consisting of deposits from correspondent accounts, cashier checks, and collection services. It also provides loan products, such as commercial loans that comprise general purpose loans, working capital loans, loans funded by development banks, corporate credit cards, and overdraft loans; consumer loans comprising personal loans, automobile and other vehicle loans, credit cards, overdrafts, loans funded by development banks, and general purpose loans; microcredit loans; and mortgage loans. In addition, the company offers pension and severance fund management services; and trust, bonded warehousing and brokerage transactions, real estate escrow, merchandise and document storage and deposit, customs agency, cargo management, surety bond and merchandise distribution, bancassurance, and payment and collection services, as well as engages in deposit and lending operations in foreign currencies. Further, it is involved in merchant and investment banking activities; trading activities that include fixed income trading, and derivatives and foreign exchange operations, as well as the provision of treasury, pension plan administration, investment fund advice, financial advisory, leasing, private banking, and insurance services. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated through a network of 1,421 branches and 3,781 ATMs in Colombia; and 350 branches and 1,993 ATMs in Central America. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A. was founded in 1994 and is based in Bogotá, Colombia. Receive AVAL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AVAL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AVAL Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.grupoaval.com Phone571-241-9700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77 Current Ratio1.15 Quick Ratio1.15 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.08 Forward P/E Ratio9.54 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.02 billion Price / Sales0.36 Cash Flow$2.8210 per share Price / Cash2.57 Book Value$24.69 per share Price / Book0.29 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.60 Net Income$657.60 million Net Margins9.22% Return on Equity8.56% Return on Assets0.92% Miscellaneous Employees80,565 Outstanding Shares351,110,000Market Cap$2.49 billion OptionableNot Optionable GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S (NYSE:AVAL) Frequently Asked Questions What is GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's stock symbol? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AVAL." How often does GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S announced a special dividend on Wednesday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.0265 per share on Tuesday, December 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. View GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's Dividend History. How were GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's earnings last quarter? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S (NYSE:AVAL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 29th. The bank reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The bank earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.36 billion. GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S had a return on equity of 8.56% and a net margin of 9.22%. View GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's Earnings History. When is GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's next earnings date? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 29th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S. What price target have analysts set for AVAL? 2 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's share price to reach $9.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S. Has GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about AVAL stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S earned a daily sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 239,412 shares, a decrease of 55.5% from the September 14th total of 537,479 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 197,635 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.2 days. View GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's Current Options Chain. Who are some of GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's key competitors? Some companies that are related to GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S include Woori Bank (WF), Bancolombia (CIB), Banco Santander Mexico Sa Instcn De (BSMX), Grupo Financiero Galicia (GGAL), Itau Corpbanca (ITCB), Banco Macro (BMA), Metro Bank (MBNKF), BBVA Banco Frances (BFR), Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son (NTB), Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr (BLX), Opus Bank (OPB), Grupo Supervielle (SUPV), Peapack-Gladstone Financial (PGC), American Business Bank (AMBZ) and Bco Com Portugues (BPCGY). Who are GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's key executives? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Luis Carlos Sarmiento Gutiérrez, Pres (Age 56)Mr. Diego Fernando Solano Saravia, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)Ms. María Edith González Flórez, VP of Accounting (Age 59)Ms. Tatiana Uribe Benninghoff, VP of Financial Planning & Investor Relations (Age 37)Mr. Jorge Adrián Rincón Plata, Chief Legal Counsel (Age 38) Who are GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's major shareholders? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (9.01%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (2.18%), Sagil Capital LLP (0.42%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.23%), Northern Cross LLC (0.21%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.13%). Which institutional investors are selling GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S stock? AVAL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Cross LLC, Brown Advisory Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Brandes Investment Partners LP, Newfoundland Capital Management, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Wetherby Asset Management Inc.. Which institutional investors are buying GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S stock? AVAL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sagil Capital LLP, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aperio Group LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. How do I buy shares of GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? Shares of AVAL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's stock price today? One share of AVAL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.25. How big of a company is GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S has a market capitalization of $2.49 billion and generates $7.02 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $657.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.60 on an earnings per share basis. GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S employs 80,565 workers across the globe. What is GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's official website? The official website for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S is http://www.grupoaval.com. How can I contact GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S? GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S's mailing address is Carrera 13 No. 26A - 47, Bogota F8, . The bank can be reached via phone at 571-241-9700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S (NYSE AVAL)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 115 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 175 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 290MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GRUPO AVAL ACCI/S and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVAL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVAL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the S&P 500 Index?