Headlines about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 45.6213106229372 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of KB Financial Group stock traded down $0.27 during trading on Monday, hitting $58.04. The stock had a trading volume of 125,603 shares, compared to its average volume of 135,964. The firm has a market capitalization of $23,382.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.05 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 1.61, a current ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.17. KB Financial Group has a 12 month low of $41.10 and a 12 month high of $63.96.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on KB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $70.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. TheStreet lowered KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th.
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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