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


Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX): $16.28

-0.24 (-1.45%)

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 77.21% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BLX is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BLX ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

BLX Stock Summary

  • For BLX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.23% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that BLX's revenue has grown -24.66% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of just 7.39% of US companies in our set.
  • FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN AMERICA INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -284.07%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 2.08% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BLX, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CIM, EFC, WMC, MITT, and ACRE.
  • Visit BLX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.bladex.com.

BLX Valuation Summary

  • BLX's price/sales ratio is 5.6; this is 330.77% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • BLX's price/earnings ratio has moved down 15.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLX 2022-11-23 5.6 0.6 9.2 52.3
BLX 2022-11-22 5.7 0.6 9.5 52.5
BLX 2022-11-21 5.6 0.6 9.4 52.4
BLX 2022-11-18 5.6 0.6 9.4 52.4
BLX 2022-11-17 5.6 0.6 9.3 52.4
BLX 2022-11-16 5.6 0.6 9.3 52.3

BLX Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -50.52%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 45.06%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at -24.6%.
Over the past 24 months, BLX's revenue has gone down $22,451,000.

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
2021-12-31 104.206 -972.68 62.697
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 $16.28 52-week high $17.41
Prev. close $16.52 52-week low $12.58
Day low $16.10 Volume 40,900
Day high $16.45 Avg. volume 98,119
50-day MA $15.09 Dividend yield 6.14%
200-day MA $14.64 Market Cap 589.84M

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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Below are the latest news stories about FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN AMERICA INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BLX as an investment opportunity.

Bladex enters into a strategic alliance with TradeAssets, spurring digitalization and access to Trade Finance

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) has entered into a strategic alliance with Dubai-headquartered Fintech Innovations International DMCC, owner of the TradeAssets e-Marketplace for financial institutions. Partnering with TradeAssets will enable Bladex to further promote interbank relations, providing customers with greater access to trade-related financing solutions. As part of the alliance, Bladex has become the first bank in Latin America to join the TradeAssets platform.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S. A Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS: US$0.74 (vs US$0.41 in 3Q 2021)

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S. A ( NYSE:BLX ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue...

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Bladex enters into a strategic alliance with Komgo, driving innovation in trade finance solutions

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior (Bladex) has entered into a strategic alliance with Fintech company Komgo, becoming the first bank in Latin America to join this platform in which international banks and large corporations participate. Many of these platform participants are long established clients, counterparties, or prospects of Bladex. This will increase Bladex's capabilities to develop innovative solutions to further support foreign trade in the region.

Yahoo | November 10, 2022

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S. A (NYSE:BLX) Is Paying Out A Dividend Of $0.25

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A.'s ( NYSE:BLX ) investors are due to receive a payment of $0.25 per...

Yahoo | November 5, 2022

Banco Latinoamericano GAAP EPS of $0.74, revenue of $46.3M

  • Banco Latinoamericano press release (NYSE:BLX): Q3 GAAP EPS of $0.74.
  • Revenue of $46.3M (+72.8% Y/Y).
  • NII growth for the sixth consecutive quarter, reaching $40.2M in 3Q22 (+23% Q/Q; +82% Y/Y).
  • Efficiency Ratio improved to 31.6% (-382 bps Q/Q; -693 bps Y/Y).
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Seeking Alpha | November 2, 2022

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BLX Price Returns

1-mo 4.90%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 17.01%
1-year 9.08%
3-year -3.29%
5-year -20.14%
YTD 6.45%
2021 11.50%
2020 -19.47%
2019 33.06%
2018 -31.32%
2017 -3.40%

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