Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.15

Press coverage about Royal Bank of Scotland Group (NYSE:RBS) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Royal Bank of Scotland Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.5099724657968 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Royal Bank of Scotland Group (NYSE RBS) traded up $0.05 during trading on Monday, reaching $7.48. 819,239 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 969,166. The firm has a market cap of $44,163.92, a PE ratio of 9.78 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 0.98. Royal Bank of Scotland Group has a 52-week low of $4.97 and a 52-week high of $7.68.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group (NYSE:RBS) last released its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15. The firm had revenue of $4.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.19 billion. Royal Bank of Scotland Group had a negative net margin of 17.46% and a positive return on equity of 7.75%. equities research analysts anticipate that Royal Bank of Scotland Group will post 0.7 earnings per share for the current year.

RBS has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $8.25 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, September 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada raised shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group from an “underperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Monday, September 4th. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, raised shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Thirteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Royal Bank of Scotland Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $8.25.

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About Royal Bank of Scotland Group

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) is a banking and financial services company. The Company provides a range of products and services to personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers, through its subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest), as well as through other brands, including Ulster Bank and Coutts.

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