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

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (BLX): $24.37

0.21 (-0.85%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Momentum

B

Stability

C

Sentiment

Quality

C

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Industry: Foreign Banks

Industry

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BLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $24.37 52-week high $25.51
Prev. close $24.58 52-week low $15.58
Day low $24.33 Volume 104,741
Day high $24.70 Avg. volume 100,132
50-day MA $22.78 Dividend yield 4%
200-day MA $20.94 Market Cap 885.24M

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BLX POWR Grades

  • BLX scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.87% of US stocks.
  • BLX's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • BLX ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

BLX Stock Summary

  • For BLX, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.1% of US equities we're observing.
  • Over the past twelve months, BLX has reported earnings growth of 726.36%, putting it ahead of 98.28% of US stocks 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 -106.75%, greater than the shareholder yield of merely 5.66% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to FOREIGN TRADE BANK OF LATIN AMERICA INC are CIM, EFC, WHF, NAVI, and RWT.
  • 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 5.1; this is 131.82% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, BLX's price/sales ratio has gone up 6.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLX 2023-11-10 5.1 0.8 9.3 49.0
BLX 2023-11-09 5.1 0.8 9.3 49.0
BLX 2023-11-08 5.1 0.8 9.2 48.9
BLX 2023-11-07 5.1 0.8 9.2 48.9
BLX 2023-11-06 5.1 0.8 9.2 48.9
BLX 2023-11-03 5.1 0.8 9.3 49.0

BLX Growth Metrics

    The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -1.41%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -22.45%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -3.3%.
Over the past 52 weeks, BLX's revenue has gone up $5,049,000.

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

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)

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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Do Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S. A's (NYSE:BLX) Earnings Warrant Your Attention?

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | November 18, 2023

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA's Dividend Analysis

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) recently announced a dividend of $0.25 per share, payable on 2023-11-16, with the ex-dividend date set for 2023-10-27. As investors look forward to this upcoming payment, the spotlight also shines on the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. Using the data from GuruFocus, let's look into Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA's dividend performance and assess its sustainability.

Yahoo | October 27, 2023

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A. (NYSE:BLX) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A. (NYSE:BLX) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript October 20, 2023 Operator: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Bladex’s Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Conference Call. A slide presentation is accompanying today’s webcast and is also available on the Investors section of the company’s website, www.bladex.com. [Operator Instructions] Please […]

Yahoo | October 23, 2023

Why You Might Be Interested In Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A. (NYSE:BLX) For Its Upcoming Dividend

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S. A. ( NYSE:BLX ) stock is about to trade ex-dividend in 4 days...

Yahoo | October 22, 2023

BLADEX ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND PAYMENT FOR THIRD QUARTER 2023

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 third quarter of 2023.

Yahoo | October 19, 2023

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BLX Price Returns

1-mo 7.93%
3-mo 4.66%
6-mo 22.19%
1-year 55.42%
3-year 100.27%
5-year 97.93%
YTD 58.21%
2022 5.93%
2021 11.50%
2020 -19.47%
2019 33.06%
2018 -31.32%

BLX Dividends

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