NYSE:BFR - BBVA Banco Frances Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.90 +0.27 (+2.54 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$10.63
Today's Range$10.66 - $11.00
52-Week Range$7.11 - $27.45
Volume714,100 shs
Average Volume358,210 shs
Market Capitalization$2.17 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.96%
BBVA Banco Francés S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services to small and medium enterprises, and individual customers in Spain, Mexico, South America, the United States, Turkey, and rest of Eurasia. The company offers current, checking, and savings accounts, as well as demand and time deposits. It also provides personal and auto loans, and mortgages; loans to the public sector and local financial institutions, and short-term loans to companies, as well as overdraft lines of credit, discounted instruments, real estate mortgage loans, collateral loans, consumer loans, credit card loans, pre-financing and export financing, and short-term placements in foreign banks. In addition, the company offers fire, mixed family and comprehensive, civil liability, theft, personal accidents, umbrella life, debtor balances, funeral services, and other insurance coverage products; investment fund and pension fund management services; and stock exchange brokerage services. Further, it provides financing for the acquisition of new and second-hand Peugeot and Citroën vehicles through pledge loans, receivables from financial leases, and other financial products and in supplying services associated to the purchase, maintenance, and insurance coverage of motor vehicles; and secured loans for the purchase of VW, Audi, and Ducati new or second hand vehicles, credit through operating leases, and other financial products and services, as well as engages in security trading, investment banking, and other authorized operations. As of December 31, 2017, it operated a network of 251 retail branches, 15 in-company branches, 1 points of sale, and 2 point of express support, 797 ATMs, 822 self-service terminals, a telephone banking, and Internet banking services. The company was formerly known as Banco Francés S.A. and changed its name to BBVA Banco Francés S.A. in October 2000. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, the Republic of Argentina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified
Current SymbolNYSE:BFR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio1.12
Quick Ratio1.15


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.83 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$1.1758 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.27
Book Value$7.71 per share
Price / Book1.41


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.14
Net Income$234.24 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity24.22%
Return on Assets2.97%


Outstanding Shares204,220,000
Market Cap$2.17 billion

BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BBVA Banco Frances' stock symbol?

BBVA Banco Frances trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BFR."

How often does BBVA Banco Frances pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances declared an annual dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.209 per share on Wednesday, May 16th. This represents a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 7th. This is a boost from BBVA Banco Frances's previous annual dividend of $0.17. View BBVA Banco Frances' Dividend History.

How were BBVA Banco Frances' earnings last quarter?

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 11th. The bank reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.11. View BBVA Banco Frances' Earnings History.

When is BBVA Banco Frances' next earnings date?

BBVA Banco Frances is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BBVA Banco Frances.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for BBVA Banco Frances?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BBVA Banco Frances in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for BBVA Banco Frances.

Has BBVA Banco Frances been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BFR stock has trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BBVA Banco Frances earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the bank a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 536,953 shares, a decrease of 47.5% from the November 15th total of 1,023,098 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 437,158 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.2 days. View BBVA Banco Frances' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of BBVA Banco Frances' key competitors?

Who are BBVA Banco Frances' key executives?

BBVA Banco Frances' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Martín Ezequiel Zarich, CEO & GM (Age 54)
  • Mr. Ernesto Ramón Gallardo Jimenez, CFO, Director of Fin. & Planning and Head of Market Relations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Manuel Mansilla, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Carlos Elizalde, Director of Corp. & Investment Banking (Age 57)
  • Mr. Eduardo González Correas, Director of Legal Services (Age 36)

Who are BBVA Banco Frances' major shareholders?

BBVA Banco Frances' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Schroder Investment Management Group (3.95%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.53%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.53%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.80%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.93%) and MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd (0.68%).

Which major investors are selling BBVA Banco Frances stock?

BFR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Barings LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Highland Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D.

Which major investors are buying BBVA Banco Frances stock?

BFR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hsbc Holdings PLC, Brown Advisory Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Schroder Investment Management Group, Franklin Resources Inc. and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

How do I buy shares of BBVA Banco Frances?

Shares of BFR 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 BBVA Banco Frances' stock price today?

One share of BFR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.90.

How big of a company is BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion and generates $1.83 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $234.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.14 on an earnings per share basis. BBVA Banco Frances employs 6,082 workers across the globe.

What is BBVA Banco Frances' official website?

The official website for BBVA Banco Frances is http://www.bbvafrances.com.ar.

How can I contact BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances' mailing address is AVENIDA C¿RDOBA 111, BUENOS AIRES C1, C1054AAA. The bank can be reached via phone at 54-11-4346-4000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE BFR)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  338 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BBVA Banco Frances and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BFR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BFR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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