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BBVA Banco Franc (BFR) in Focus: Stock Gains 6.5%

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BBVA Banco Franc (BFR) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by about 6.5% on the day. The move came on solid volume, as far more shares changed hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company, as the stock has surged by more than 38% in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen a lone positive revision in the past few weeks and its earnings consensus has moved higher over the last 30 days, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for BFR. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent jump can turn into more strength down the road.

BFR currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better performing finance stocks include 1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (FCTY), BofI Holding, Inc. (BOFI) and Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD). These stocks carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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