BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) Downgraded to “Equal” at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) from an overweight rating to an equal rating in a report released on Friday morning, The Fly reports. They currently have $50.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock.

Other analysts have also issued reports about the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of BNP PARIBAS/S from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Societe Generale lowered shares of BNP PARIBAS/S to a sell rating in a research note on Monday, September 9th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BNP PARIBAS/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and two have given a hold rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $37.50.

BNPQY stock opened at $24.49 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.85, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.69. BNP PARIBAS/S has a twelve month low of $21.55 and a twelve month high of $32.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.13 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 1.07. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $22.98 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $24.17.

BNP PARIBAS/S (OTCMKTS:BNPQY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 31st. The financial services provider reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter. BNP PARIBAS/S had a net margin of 18.54% and a return on equity of 7.34%. The business had revenue of $12.61 billion for the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts expect that BNP PARIBAS/S will post 3.37 EPS for the current year.


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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