Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Credicorp (BAP) Stock Price

Media coverage about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.9218170126187 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

BAP has been the topic of several analyst reports. HSBC lowered shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Citigroup lowered shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, September 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Bank of America lowered shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, September 18th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $225.50.

Shares of Credicorp (NYSE BAP) traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $220.19. 197,177 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 304,299. Credicorp has a fifty-two week low of $150.71 and a fifty-two week high of $223.91. The company has a current ratio of 1.22, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,470.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.38, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 0.86.

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Credicorp Company Profile

Credicorp Ltd. is a financial services holding company in Peru. The Company has four operating segments based on its products and services, which include banking, insurance, pension funds and investment banking. Its operating subsidiaries include Banco de Credito del Peru; Atlantic Security Bank, which it holds through Atlantic Security Holding Corporation; El Pacifico-Peruano Suiza Compania de Seguros y Reaseguros (Grupo Pacifico); Prima AFP SA, and Credicorp Capital Ltd.

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