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Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America
BLX80
$31.79arrow_drop_down0.87%-$0.28
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Asset logo for symbol BLX
BLX80

$31.79

arrow_drop_down0.87%
Key Stats
Open$30.99
Prev. Close$30.60
EPS4.99
Dividend$1.50
Next Earnings Date-
Dividend Yield %6.61%
Market Cap$1.10B
PE Ratio6.43
LOWHIGH
Day Range30.84
32.48
52 Week Range20.02
32.48
Ratios
P/B Ratio0.89
Revenue$712.19M
Operating M. %74.03%
Earnings$166.15M
Earnings Growth %80.53%
EBITDA Margin %-
ROE %15.47%
EPS4.99
Fundamentals
RPS$6.99
Gross Profit$712.19M
EBITDA
Total Debt$4.34B
P/S Ratio4.5x
Enterprise to EBITDA0.00
Profit Margin70.67%
ROA1.81%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.04%
Payout Ratio30.36%
Industry average yield3.06%
Last Dividend pay dateMay 15, 2024
Dividend per share$1.50
Dividend yield forecast0.07%

Stock Analysis

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Analyst rating

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Stock Performance

BLXarrow_drop_down2.82%
US Financial Services Sectorarrow_drop_up1.10%
US Marketarrow_drop_up0.84%
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BLX / Market
BLX lose to the US Market which returned 0.84% over the last twenty four hours.
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BLX / Financial Services Sector
BLX lose to the US Financial Services sector which returned 1.10% over the last twenty four hours.

Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) Statistics

Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA, also known as BLX, is a Latin American trade finance bank headquartered in Panama City, Panama. The bank provides a range of financial services to its clients, including trade finance, treasury solutions, and loan syndications. BLX operates primarily in the Americas, with a focus on Latin American countries. The bank's trade finance services help facilitate international trade, providing financing and risk mitigation solutions to importers and exporters. BLX's treasury solutions include foreign exchange, money market, and liquidity management services. The bank also participates in loan syndications, acting as a lead arranger or participant in loan facilities. BLX's clients include corporates, financial institutions, and governments. The bank prides itself on its deep understanding of the Latin American market and its ability to provide tailored financial solutions to its clients. BLX's strong relationships with local and international banks, as well as its expertise in the region, make it a trusted partner for companies looking to expand their business in Latin America. As of December 31, 2020, BLX had total assets of $3.6 billion and a loan portfolio of $2.6 billion. The bank is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLX.

One of the key valuation metrics investors use to assess a company's value is the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio. The P/E ratio compares a company's stock price to its earnings per share (EPS) and is a widely used indicator of the market's expectations for a company's future earnings growth. BLX has a P/E ratio of 8.99, indicating that the market values the company at approximately 8.99 times its earnings. This suggests that investors have relatively low expectations for BLX's future earnings growth. Another valuation metric to consider is the price-to-book (P/B) ratio, which compares a company's stock price to its book value per share. BLX has a P/B ratio of 0.69, suggesting that the market values the company at less than its book value. This could indicate that the market perceives the company to be undervalued. It's also worth noting that BLX has a dividend yield of 3.44%, which may be attractive to income-focused investors. BLX's fundamentals are solid, with consistent revenue growth over the past five years. The company has also managed to maintain a healthy profit margin, indicating efficient cost management. BLX's total debt is relatively low compared to its equity, suggesting a manageable level of debt. The company's gross profit has also been consistently strong, indicating a healthy level of profitability. Overall, BLX appears to be a well-managed company with solid financials.

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How has Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) stock's performance compared to its sector and the market over the past year?

Over the past year, Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) has experienced a price change of . Compared to the Financial Services sector, which saw a change of 24.25%, Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America has underperformed compared to its sector, indicating its relative standing within the Financial Services sector. Against the broader market's change of 22.54%, it has fallen short of the market average. This comparison highlights Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America 's performance relative to both its sector and the overall market over the last year.

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What is the PE ratio of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) stock?

The PE (Price to Earnings) ratio of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) is currently 6.37. This metric is used to evaluate the valuation of a company's stock, comparing its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

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What is the EPS of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) stock?

The Earnings Per Share (EPS) for Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX), calculated on a diluted basis, is $4.99. EPS is a key indicator of a company's profitability, showing the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.

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What is the operating margin of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) stock?

The operating margin for Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) is 74.03%. This metric represents the percentage of revenue that remains after paying for variable production costs, indicating the efficiency and profitability of the company's core business operations.

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What is the EBITDA of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) stock?

The EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) of Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) is $0. EBITDA is a widely used earnings metric to assess a company's operational efficiency and profitability before the impact of non-operating decisions such as financing, accounting, and tax environments.

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How much debt does Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) have?

Foreign Trade Bank of Latin America (BLX) has a total debt of $4.35B. The net debt, which accounts for cash and cash equivalents against the total debt, is $2.63B.

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