Media headlines about Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr (NYSE:BLX) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.0383589452019 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
BLX has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. JPMorgan Chase upgraded Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $28.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, February 15th.
BLX stock traded down $0.40 during trading on Friday, reaching $28.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 60,525 shares, compared to its average volume of 88,914. Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr has a 1 year low of $25.51 and a 1 year high of $30.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a quick ratio of 1.63 and a current ratio of 1.52. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,125.05, a PE ratio of 13.74 and a beta of 1.58.
Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr (NYSE:BLX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February 9th. The bank reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.03). Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr had a net margin of 33.53% and a return on equity of 7.97%. The company had revenue of $34.51 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.67 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr will post 2.46 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Banco Latinoamericano de Comerci Extr
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, SA (the Bank) is a specialized multinational bank. The Bank is established to support the financing of trade and economic integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Company operates in two segments: Commercial and Treasury. The Bank’s Commercial segment incorporates all of the Bank’s financial intermediation and fees generated by the commercial portfolio activities, such as origination of bilateral and syndicated credits, short- and medium-term loans, acceptances and contingent credits.
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