News articles about Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE:CBD) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.921894347823 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE CBD) traded up $0.16 during trading on Friday, hitting $23.35. 122,967 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 155,957. The stock has a market cap of $6,216.21, a price-to-earnings ratio of 75.32, a P/E/G ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.84. The company has a quick ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao has a 52-week low of $16.93 and a 52-week high of $25.90.
The business also recently disclosed a special dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th were given a $0.0968 dividend. This is a positive change from Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao’s previous special dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 8th. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 103.23%.
Several research analysts have issued reports on CBD shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, UBS Group raised shares of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $28.00.
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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Company Profile
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, directly or through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the retail of food, clothing, home appliances, electronics and other items through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized stores and department stores principally under the trade names Pao de Acucar, Minuto Pao de Acucar, Extra Hiper, Extra Super, Minimercado Extra, Assai an the neighborhood shopping mall brand Conviva.
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