Media coverage about SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SoftBank Group earned a news impact score of 2.08 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media stories about the technology company an news buzz score of 8 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected SoftBank Group’s analysis:

Shares of OTCMKTS SFTBY opened at $41.35 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $91.81 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.09 and a beta of 1.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.94, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a current ratio of 0.84. SoftBank Group has a 52-week low of $34.82 and a 52-week high of $50.58.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered SoftBank Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 30th.

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SoftBank Group Company Profile

SoftBank Group Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the information industry in Japan and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Domestic Telecommunications, Sprint, Yahoo Japan, Distribution, ARM, and SoftBank Vision Fund and Delta Fund. The Domestic Telecommunications segment provides mobile communications and broadband services; and telecom services, such as data communications and fixed-line telephone services to corporate customers, as well as sells mobile devices.

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