Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect BOK Financial (BOKF) Share Price
Media coverage about BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BOK Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.8555849387964 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
BOKF has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of BOK Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BOK Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and set a $86.00 price objective (up previously from $85.00) on shares of BOK Financial in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $89.00 price objective on shares of BOK Financial in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of BOK Financial in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $92.13.
Shares of BOK Financial (BOKF) traded up $1.99 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $92.87. 239,638 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 126,744. The company has a current ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.82. BOK Financial has a twelve month low of $73.44 and a twelve month high of $93.97. The company has a market cap of $5,950.00, a P/E ratio of 19.05, a PEG ratio of 2.13 and a beta of 1.00.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 27th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were given a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This is an increase from BOK Financial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.44. BOK Financial’s dividend payout ratio is currently 37.74%.
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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