Media stories about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press 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 negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- KB Financial Group Inc (KB) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Personal loan. Broadway financial loan store. $1000 approved in 5 mins (channelbuzz.ca)
- KB Financial Group Inc. (streetinsider.com)
- KB Financial : 2017 First Half Earnings Conference (4-traders.com)
- Samsung Snubbed in Foreign Stock Funds’ $15 Billion Korea Bet (bloomberg.com)
Shares of KB Financial Group (NYSE KB) opened at 50.71 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $48.28 and a 200 day moving average of $43.08. KB Financial Group has a 52-week low of $29.60 and a 52-week high of $50.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.11 billion, a PE ratio of 9.17 and a beta of 1.19.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on KB shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of KB Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, July 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of KB Financial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.00.
KB Financial Group Company Profile
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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