KB Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:KB) has received an average broker rating score of 4.00 (Sell) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation.

Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus price objective of $25.47 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned KB Financial Group an industry rank of 62 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

A number of research firms have issued reports on KB. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $36.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 22nd. TheStreet upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st.

Shares of KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) traded up 0.608% on Monday, hitting $33.895. 353,214 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $12.78 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.622 and a beta of 1.60. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $33.79 and a 200 day moving average price of $29.89. KB Financial Group has a 52-week low of $22.84 and a 52-week high of $36.59.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of KB Financial Group by 12.1% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,211 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 454 shares during the last quarter. Aviva PLC raised its position in shares of KB Financial Group by 8.9% in the second quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 8,068 shares of the company’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 660 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC raised its position in shares of KB Financial Group by 0.4% in the first quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 312,234 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,615,000 after buying an additional 1,280 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in shares of KB Financial Group by 30.4% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 5,570 shares of the company’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the last quarter. Finally, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale raised its position in shares of KB Financial Group by 12.9% in the second quarter. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 15,802 shares of the company’s stock valued at $450,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 7.05% of the company’s stock.

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