Media coverage about BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BBVA Banco Frances earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.0804261783401 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of BBVA Banco Frances (NYSE:BFR) traded up $0.17 on Wednesday, reaching $25.37. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 270,749 shares, compared to its average volume of 358,462. The company has a current ratio of 1.22, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. BBVA Banco Frances has a 52-week low of $14.55 and a 52-week high of $25.58. The company has a market cap of $5,080.00, a P/E ratio of 28.19 and a beta of 0.55.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the company. TheStreet upgraded BBVA Banco Frances from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded BBVA Banco Frances from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Citigroup upgraded BBVA Banco Frances from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Finally, Santander upgraded BBVA Banco Frances from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.00.

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BBVA Banco Frances Company Profile

BBVA Banco Frances SA (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.

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