Media stories about Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.0510775542429 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
Shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (AVAL) traded up $0.03 on Monday, reaching $8.27. 101,074 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 168,554. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores has a fifty-two week low of $7.42 and a fifty-two week high of $9.38. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,893.10, a P/E ratio of 12.68 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a current ratio of 1.05.
The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be given a $0.0334 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.47%. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores’s payout ratio is presently 61.54%.
AVAL has been the subject of several analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.
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About Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA is a Colombia-based holding company primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the acquisition, purchase and sale of stocks, bonds and other securities of companies active in the financial sector. The Company provides a variety of financial services and products across the Colombian market, ranging from traditional banking services, such as loans and deposits to pension and severance fund management, as well as the provision of legal representation services.The Company owns such subsidiaries as Banco de Bogota SA, Banco Popular SA, among others.
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