BBVA Banco Frances S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:BFR)

About BBVA Banco Frances S.A.

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. logoBBVA Banco Frances S.A. (the Bank) is a provider of financial services to large corporations, small and medium-size companies (SMEs), as well as individual customers. The Bank is focused on the financial sector, through its activities related to banking/financial, pension fund manager and insurance. The Bank has all its operations, property and customers located in Argentina. As part of its business, the Bank conducts capital markets and securities operations directly in the over-the-counter market and indirectly in Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (BCBA). Its corporate banking is divided by industry, such as consumer, heavy industries and energy. The Bank's business lines include Retail Banking, Enterprise Banking, and Corporate and Investment Banking. Enterprise Banking offers both short- and long-term financing. The Corporate and Investment Banking business line is concerned with foreign trade transactions, and advice in mergers and acquisitions and in capital market transactions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Foreign Regional Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BFR
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $18.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.51
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $19.02
  • 52-Week Range: $16.20 - $23.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.81
  • P/E Growth: 0.38
  • Market Cap: $3.31B
  • Outstanding Shares: 178,959,000
  • Beta: 0.97
Profitability:
  • Return on Equity: 28.45%
  • Return on Assets: 3.49%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.12%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $21.25 (15.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$21.50View Rating Details
3/23/2016SantanderInitiated CoverageUnderperform$21.00View Rating Details
11/12/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/14/2015$0.51$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014$0.34$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2014$0.44$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2014$0.37$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/13/2014$0.53$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.86 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.09 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
Annual Dividend:$0.42
Dividend Yield:2.28%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:22.83% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.58% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.10% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/4/2016Annual$0.103/15/20163/17/20163/17/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA :BFR-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 17, 2017 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 6:16 PM
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA :BFR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 16, 2017 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 3:58 PM
fxpips.com logoNYSE Trading: Top 20 Percentage Losers, Feb. 14 Summary (NYSE:BFR)
www.fxpips.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoArgentine Banking ADRs: A New Phase Of Growth (NYSE:BFR)
seekingalpha.com - February 14 at 3:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBBVA Banco Frances (BFR) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 5.4% (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:32 PM
News IconBBVA Banco Frances Bottom Feeder Value Play (NYSE:BFR)
www.guerillastocktrading.com - January 2 at 3:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Get Rid of BBVA Banco Frances (BFR) Now? (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 4:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA :BFR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 15, 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 15 at 12:29 PM
moodys.com logoPSA Finance Argentina Comp.Fin.S.A. -- Moody's assigns a Aa2.ar debt rating to PSA Finance Argentina Compania Financiera S.A.'s debt issuances (NYSE:BFR)
www.moodys.com - October 8 at 8:34 AM
4-traders.com logoArgentina to Meet Fixed Income Investors in Europe, Eyes Dual Euro Bond Issue (NYSE:BFR)
www.4-traders.com - September 23 at 3:16 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to BBVA Banco Francés SA : September 13, 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - September 13 at 4:55 PM
publicnow.com logoBBVA Francés reports consolidated second quarter earnings for fiscal year 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
www.publicnow.com - August 18 at 12:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA :BFR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 16, 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - August 16 at 12:31 PM
nasdaq.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for June 23rd (NYSE:BFR)
www.nasdaq.com - June 23 at 11:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: BBVA Banco Francés, Deutsche Bank, UBS Group, Royal Bank of Canada and Shinhan Financial Group (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - June 10 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for June 6th (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 9:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA :BFR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - May 16 at 10:48 AM
publicnow.com logoBBVA Francés reports consolidated first quarter earnings for fiscal year 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
www.publicnow.com - May 12 at 1:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBBVA BANCO FRANCES SA Financials (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 1:04 PM
realistinvestor.com logoBBVA Banco Frances SA (NYSE:BFR) Basic Consolidated EPS At $2.3008 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:BFR)
www.realistinvestor.com - May 1 at 8:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBBVA Frances (NYSE: BFR.N; BCBA: FRAN.BA; LATIBEX: BFR.LA) Informs That It Has Filed Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Fiscal Year 2015 and Irannotice (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 11:55 AM
moodys.com logoPSA Finance Argentina Comp.Fin.S.A. -- Moody's assigns a Aa2.ar debt rating to PSA Finance Argentina Compania Financiera S.A. (NYSE:BFR)
www.moodys.com - April 25 at 9:16 PM
realistinvestor.com logoBBVA Banco Frances SA (NYSE:BFR) Has Been Given An ABR Of 3 - RealistInvestor.com (NYSE:BFR)
www.realistinvestor.com - April 23 at 7:22 PM
marketwatch.com logoFitch Upgrades BBVA Banco Frances' VR to 'b' and IDR to 'B'; Outlook Stable (NYSE:BFR)
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 8:02 PM
zacks.com logoIs BBVA Banco Frances an Incredible Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why BFR Will Be Tough to Beat (NYSE:BFR)
www.zacks.com - April 18 at 7:56 PM
News IconBbva Banco Frances S A (NYSE:BFR) Short Interest Decreased By 3.75% - Stock Caller (NYSE:BFR)
www.stockcaller.com - April 15 at 7:44 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoUPDATE: Argentina Rallies On Court Victory, Buy 30-Year Bond? (NYSE:BFR)
blogs.barrons.com - April 13 at 12:59 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoArgentina's Bond Pitch: No Holdouts, No More Defaults? (NYSE:BFR)
blogs.barrons.com - April 11 at 4:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBBVA Banco Frances (BFR) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy? - Yahoo News (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 12:28 AM
News IconCredit Suisse Initiates Coverage on BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (ADR) to Underperform - Street Edition (NYSE:BFR)
www.streetedition.net - April 4 at 7:44 PM
News IconBbva Banco Frances S A (NYSE:BFR) Short Interest Decreased By 36.53% - Stock Caller (NYSE:BFR)
www.stockcaller.com - April 2 at 12:45 AM
News IconBBVA Banco Frances SA (BFR) Research Coverage Started at Credit Suisse - MicroCap Magazine (NYSE:BFR)
microcapmagazine.com - March 31 at 12:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDeutsche Latin America Equity Fund Is Having an Excellent 2016 (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Banco Frances by Credit Suisse (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 8:42 AM
News IconBbva Banco Frances S A (NYSE:BFR) Shorts Decreased by 36.53% After Short Covering - Business Standard Tribune (NYSE:BFR)
www.standardtrib.com - March 28 at 7:06 PM
News IconBbva Banco Frances S A (NYSE:BFR) Short Interest Decreased By 29.98% - Business Standard Tribune (NYSE:BFR)
www.standardtrib.com - March 18 at 7:40 PM
4-traders.com logoBBVA BANCO FRANCES SA : ex-dividend day for annual dividend (NYSE:BFR)
www.4-traders.com - March 15 at 1:00 AM
investorplace.com logoBiggest Movers in Finance Stocks Now – NRE BSBR CFR ENVA (NYSE:BFR)
investorplace.com - March 4 at 11:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRBS to Reconsider Ulster Bank Sale Post October Split-Off? (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 3:15 PM
insidermonkey.com logoDo Hedge Funds Love Emcor Group Inc (EME)? (NYSE:BFR)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 2 at 6:18 AM
insidermonkey.com logoHedge Fund Sentiment Is Stagnant On Deluxe Corporation (DLX) (NYSE:BFR)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 1 at 11:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoBBVA Banco Francés SA Earnings Q3, 2015 (NYSE:BFR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 27 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyst Shares His Favorite Argentine Stocks: Long Banks, Short Energy (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 10:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy BBVA Banco Frances (BFR) Might Surprise This Earnings Season (NYSE:BFR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 8:44 AM

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What is BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

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

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. announced an annual dividend on Friday, March 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.096 per share on Thursday, March 17th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 15th.

Where is BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock going? Where will BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $21.50. On average, they expect BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock price to reach $21.25 in the next year.

Who owns BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock?

BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (0.56%), Bienville Capital Management LLC (0.30%), Oxford Asset Management (0.09%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.04%), Caxton Associates LP (0.02%) and Guggenheim Capital LLC (0.01%).

Who sold BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock? Who is selling BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock?

BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Caxton Associates LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Guggenheim Capital LLC.

Who bought BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock? Who is buying BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock?

BBVA Banco Frances S.A.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Oxford Asset Management, Bienville Capital Management LLC and Comerica Bank.

How do I buy BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock?

Shares of BBVA Banco Frances S.A. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock cost?

One share of BBVA Banco Frances S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.42.

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)

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Earnings by Quarter for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff