BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) Given Consensus Rating of “Sell” by Brokerages

Shares of BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) have been given an average recommendation of “Sell” by the five ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and one has issued a hold rating on the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $50.00.

A number of research firms recently commented on BNPQY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BNP PARIBAS/S from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 28th. ValuEngine upgraded BNP PARIBAS/S from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 2nd.

Shares of BNPQY traded up $0.91 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $21.23. 112,900 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 208,499. The company has a current ratio of 0.77, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67. BNP PARIBAS/S has a 1-year low of $13.18 and a 1-year high of $30.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $53.07 billion, a PE ratio of 6.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.57 and a beta of 1.33. The business has a fifty day moving average of $18.99 and a 200-day moving average of $21.50.

BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. BNP PARIBAS/S had a return on equity of 6.76% and a net margin of 17.02%. The business had revenue of $12.01 billion for the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts expect that BNP PARIBAS/S will post 1.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About BNP PARIBAS/S

BNP Paribas SA provides a range of banking and financial services in France and internationally. It operates through two divisions, Retail Banking and Services, and Corporate and Institutional Banking. The company offers long-term corporate vehicle leasing, and rental and other financing solutions; and digital banking and investment services, cash management, and factoring services to corporate clients, as well as wealth management services.

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