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Monday, April 23, 2012

Stocks with Strong Financial Metrics (NYSE: BFR)

Shares of BFR fell by 4.26% or $-0.21/share to $4.72. NYSE is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.01. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 0.95 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 1.03. Thus, the company is not very expensive in terms of its sales. On average, 131637 shares of BFR exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 222929. These factors combined may make this company a potential takeover candidate. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

BBVA Banco Frances SA is an Argentina-based bank.