KB Financial Group (KB) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
Media headlines about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.042382193358 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of research analysts have commented on KB shares. Zacks Investment Research cut KB Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. TheStreet cut KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.00.
KB Financial Group (KB) traded down $1.47 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $60.60. The company had a trading volume of 134,704 shares, compared to its average volume of 119,450. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 1.61. KB Financial Group has a fifty-two week low of $40.59 and a fifty-two week high of $63.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $25,950.00, a PE ratio of 8.22, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.43 and a beta of 1.25.
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KB Financial Group Inc is a financial holding company in Korea. The Company’s operations include Kookmin Bank, a commercial bank in Korea. The Company operates through six business 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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