Fans of Brazil's Banco Bradesco (BBD) can take comfort or run for the hills as 18 out of 24...

|About: Banco Bradesco, S.A. (BBD)|By:, SA News Editor

Fans of Brazil's Banco Bradesco (BBD) can take comfort or run for the hills as 18 out of 24 analysts surveyed have a buy rating on the lender, the highest for any stock on the Bovespa. Most are banking on a re-acceleration of the struggling economy as 500 basis points of central bank rate cuts work their way through. Similarly valued and rated is the country's largest lender, Itau Unibanco (ITUB).