News headlines about Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bankrate earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 45.4285502689911 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Separately, BidaskClub lowered Bankrate from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Bankrate presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.00.

Bankrate (NYSE RATE) opened at $14.00 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.39, a quick ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The company has a market capitalization of $1,260.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.00 and a beta of 1.64. Bankrate has a 52-week low of $8.55 and a 52-week high of $14.25.

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About Bankrate

Bankrate, Inc is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. The Company provides consumers personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories, including mortgages, deposits, credit cards, senior care and other personal finance categories. The Company’s segments include Banking, Credit Cards, Senior Care and Other.

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