Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX): Price and Financial Metrics


Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX): $13.50

0.23 (+1.73%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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BLX POWR Grades


  • BLX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.99% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLX is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • BLX's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 29.14% of US stocks).

BLX Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for BLX is currently 0.54, higher than only 2.53% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Foreign Trade Bank Of Latin America Inc is higher than it is for about 98.35% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for BLX comes in at 199.5% -- higher than that of 98.87% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Foreign Trade Bank Of Latin America Inc are TWO, NAVI, WVFC, MFA, and BBDC.
  • BLX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Foreign Trade Bank Of Latin America Inc's official web site, go to www.bladex.com.

BLX Valuation Summary

  • BLX's price/sales ratio is 6.6; this is 450% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 239 months, BLX's price/sales ratio has gone down 10.9.
  • BLX's price/earnings ratio has moved down 184.7 over the prior 239 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLX 2019-08-06 6.3 0.8 71.6 234.3
BLX 2019-07-26 6.6 0.8 75.8 238.6
BLX 2018-11-20 5.1 0.7 8.7 27.5
BLX 2014-11-19 9.1 1.4 14.5 53.5
BLX 2014-03-14 6.7 1.2 10.8 41.0
BLX 2006-06-05 4.0 1.0 4.6 11.5

BLX Growth Metrics

    The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -19.24%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -26.1%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -47.25%.
BLX's revenue has moved down $68,817,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows BLX's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2020-12-31 99.157 1,144.301 63.593
2019-12-31 126.657 -192.152 86.053
2018-12-31 127.589 -277.218 11.138
2017-12-31 138.313 558.745 81.999
2016-12-31 167.974 829.139 87.045

BLX's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BLX has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 26.93% of graded US stocks.
  • BLX's asset turnover comes in at 0.015 -- ranking 424th of 428 Banking stocks.
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The table below shows BLX's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.015 1 0.008
2019-12-31 0.017 1 0.009
2018-12-31 0.018 1 0.001
2017-12-31 0.021 1 0.010
2016-12-31 0.022 1 0.008
2015-12-31 0.021 1 0.009

BLX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BLX, see our BLX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $18.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1 (Strong Buy)

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BLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.50 52-week high $19.33
Prev. close $13.27 52-week low $12.58
Day low $13.07 Volume 106,200
Day high $13.51 Avg. volume 110,319
50-day MA $14.14 Dividend yield 7.41%
200-day MA $15.98 Market Cap 489.12M

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX) Company Bio


Banco Latinoamericano provides trade finance services to corporations, sovereign, middle-market companies, and banking and financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Panama.


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Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 22, 2022

BLADEX ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND PAYMENT FOR FOURTH QUARTER 2021

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"), announced today its Board of Directors' approval of a quarterly cash dividend of US$0.25 per share corresponding to the fourth quarter of 2021.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

BLADEX ANNOUNCES PROFIT FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER 2021 OF $20.1 MILLION, OR $0.54 PER SHARE

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (NYSE: BLX, "Bladex", or "the Bank"), a Panama-based multinational bank originally established by the central banks of 23 Latin-American and Caribbean countries to promote foreign trade and economic integration in the Region, today announced its results for the Fourth Quarter ("4Q21") and Full-Year ("FY21") ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Bladex Leads Successful Syndication Of A US$101.5 Million Senior Dual-Tranche Facility For CrediQ

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. ("Bladex" or the "Bank"; NYSE: BLX) announced today the successful closing of a US$101.5 million senior dual-tranche syndicated loan (the "Facility") for Inversiones CrediQ Business, S.A. and its subsidiaries in Costa Rica and El Salvador ("CrediQ" or the "Company"). Bladex was the Sole Lead Arranger and Bookrunner, as well as the Administrative Agent for the Facility.

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (NYSE: BLX) cordially invites you to participate in its Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Date and time: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Yahoo | February 4, 2022

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BLX Price Returns

1-mo -5.86%
3-mo -10.89%
6-mo -18.33%
1-year -5.92%
3-year -17.36%
5-year -30.87%
YTD -15.87%
2021 11.50%
2020 -19.47%
2019 33.06%
2018 -31.32%
2017 -3.40%

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