Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) Stock Price

News headlines about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.5014297114033 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

KB Financial Group (KB) opened at $60.10 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 1.61. The company has a market cap of $24,300.78, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.42 and a beta of 1.27. KB Financial Group has a one year low of $40.59 and a one year high of $63.96.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 26th. TheStreet cut shares of KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $71.00.

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About KB Financial Group

KB Financial Group Inc is a financial holding company in Korea. The Company’s operations include Kookmin Bank, a commercial bank in Korea. The Company operates through six business segments: retail banking operations, corporate banking operations, other banking operations, credit card operations, investment and securities operations, and life insurance operations.

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