News coverage about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.2579838683036 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on BAP shares. Credit Suisse Group set a $196.00 target price on Credicorp and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. BidaskClub raised Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $194.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, UBS AG cut Credicorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $197.00.

Credicorp (BAP) traded down 3.57% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $193.56. The stock had a trading volume of 176,266 shares. Credicorp has a 52-week low of $144.23 and a 52-week high of $202.66. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $185.57 and its 200-day moving average price is $170.24. The stock’s market cap is $15.38 billion.

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About Credicorp

Credicorp Ltd. is a financial services holding company in Peru. The Company has four operating segments based on its products and services, which include banking, insurance, pension funds and investment banking. Its operating subsidiaries include Banco de Credito del Peru; Atlantic Security Bank, which it holds through Atlantic Security Holding Corporation; El Pacifico-Peruano Suiza Compania de Seguros y Reaseguros (Grupo Pacifico); Prima AFP SA, and Credicorp Capital Ltd.

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