BBVA COMPASS BANCSHARES, INC Profile
BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. is a financial holding company based out of Houston, Texas. The company acts as the bank holding company for Compass Bank and operates through several segments. The Consumer and Commercial Banking segment provides deposits, personal and commercial checking accounts, and other products. The Corporate and Investment Banking Segment provides a variety of private banking, wealth management, investment advisory, and financial counseling services. The Treasury segment provides a variety of loans, portfolio management, administration, and other related services. The company was originally established in 1970 and currently operates as a subsidiary of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. BBVA Compass Bancshares conducts its research internally, investing its allocations across a variety of sectors on a global scale. The company invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up over a third of the firm’s total asset allocations, and also invests in the information technology, health care, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, industrials, and energy sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree. BBVA Compass Bancshares holds its allocations for just over 17 quarters on average and holds its top 10 allocations, which make up just under a quarter of the firm’s total holdings, for 12.6 quarters on average. In the most recent quarter, the company had a turnover rate of approximately 11.8%. BBVA Compass Bancshares, previously known as Compass Bancshares before becoming a subsidiary of its current parent company Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria in 2007, is one of the largest banks in the U.S. with over 700 total branch locations. BBVA Compass Bancshares has the most number of offices in Texas, which alone makes up almost half of its total number of branches, and also has locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Colorado, and New Mexico, in order of decreasing locations. The company has grown to have over 11,600 total employees and brings in an annual revenue of over $3.4 billion.