Media coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.442411689046 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
KB Financial Group (NYSE KB) traded up $0.24 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $62.54. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 206,042 shares, compared to its average volume of 127,691. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a current ratio of 1.61. The company has a market capitalization of $25,551.91, a P/E ratio of 9.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.45 and a beta of 1.20. KB Financial Group has a 52 week low of $38.13 and a 52 week high of $63.96.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on KB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. TheStreet downgraded KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $69.00.
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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