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

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$8.43 -0.17 (-1.98 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 11:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$8.43
Today's Range$8.34 - $8.76
52-Week Range$6.57 - $17.89
Volume807,456 shs
Average Volume837,823 shs
Market Capitalization$1.72 billion
P/E Ratio4.11
Dividend Yield3.14%
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

Industry Commercial banks, not elsewhere classified



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Cash Flow$0.0613 per share
Book Value$5.59 per share


Net Income$234.24 million


Market Cap$1.72 billion
Next Earnings Date8/22/2019 (Estimated)

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 Monday, May 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2651 per share on Tuesday, May 28th. This represents a yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 14th. This is a boost from BBVA Banco Frances's previous annual dividend of $0.21. View BBVA Banco Frances' Dividend History.

How were BBVA Banco Frances' earnings last quarter?

BBVA Banco Frances S.A. (NYSE:BFR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 11th. The bank reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the 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 Thursday, August 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for BBVA Banco Frances.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for BBVA Banco Frances in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for BBVA Banco Frances.

Has BBVA Banco Frances been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about BFR stock have been trending positive on Sunday, InfoTrie 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 public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. BBVA Banco Frances earned a daily sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 421,015 shares, a drop of 44.0% from the March 29th total of 752,002 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 540,809 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days. View BBVA Banco Frances' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of BBVA Banco Frances' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of BBVA Banco Frances own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other BBVA Banco Frances investors own include Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Associated British Foods (ABF), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), AMC Entertainment (AMC), First Data (FDC), Apollo Global Management (APO), tronc (TRNC) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU).

Who are BBVA Banco Frances' key executives?

BBVA Banco Frances' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Martín Ezequiel Zarich, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ernesto Ramón Gallardo Jimenez, CFO, Director of Fin. & Planning and Head of Market Relations (Age 56)
  • Mr. Manuel Mansilla, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Carlos Elizalde, Director of Corp. & Investment Banking (Age 58)
  • Mr. Eduardo González Correas, Director of Legal Services (Age 37)

Who are BBVA Banco Frances' major shareholders?

BBVA Banco Frances' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd (0.82%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.30%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.23%), SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda (0.22%), Hsbc Holdings PLC (0.16%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.15%).

Which major investors are selling BBVA Banco Frances stock?

BFR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd.

Which major investors are buying BBVA Banco Frances stock?

BFR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, Morgan Stanley and BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd.

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 $8.43.

How big of a company is BBVA Banco Frances?

BBVA Banco Frances has a market capitalization of $1.72 billion and generates $2.27 billion in revenue each year. The bank earns $234.24 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.19) 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:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  355 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  643
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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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