BOK Financial (BOKF) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds
Press coverage about BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news 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 negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BOK Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.6559102763394 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for BOK Financial Corporation Boosted by Analyst (BOKF) (americanbankingnews.com)
- SunTrust Banks Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) (americanbankingnews.com)
- BOK Financial Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call (finance.yahoo.com)
- Wedbush Equities Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF) (americanbankingnews.com)
BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) traded down $0.49 during trading on Friday, hitting $95.75. 109,280 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 138,344. BOK Financial has a twelve month low of $73.44 and a twelve month high of $96.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.82, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 0.91. The stock has a market cap of $6,300.00, a PE ratio of 20.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 1.00.
BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The bank reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.36 by ($0.05). BOK Financial had a net margin of 19.31% and a return on equity of 9.15%. The firm had revenue of $394.16 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $392.05 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.13 EPS. research analysts forecast that BOK Financial will post 5.36 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on BOKF. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BOK Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $108.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $92.00 price target on shares of BOK Financial in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $89.00 price target on shares of BOK Financial in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a $86.00 price target (up previously from $85.00) on shares of BOK Financial in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of BOK Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $93.75.
About BOK Financial
BOK Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company offers full service banking in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Northwest Arkansas, Colorado, Arizona and Kansas/Missouri. The Company’s segments include Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, Wealth Management, and Funds Management and Other.
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