Press coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. KB Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.6609630574691 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered KB Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 3rd. ValuEngine lowered KB Financial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. KB Financial Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $62.00.
KB Financial Group stock traded down $0.30 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $55.44. The stock had a trading volume of 96,555 shares, compared to its average volume of 146,623. KB Financial Group has a 12 month low of $43.15 and a 12 month high of $63.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,291.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.46 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.17, a current ratio of 1.61 and a quick ratio of 1.61.
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KB Financial Group Company Profile
KB Financial Group Inc, a financial holding company, provides various banking and related financial services to individuals and corporations in South Korea and internationally. It operates through six 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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