News articles about Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.0644199375371 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE AVAL) opened at $8.44 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores has a 1 year low of $7.18 and a 1 year high of $9.38. The stock has a market cap of $2,963.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.98 and a beta of 0.52.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 9th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.0334 per share. This represents a yield of 4.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 27th. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 61.54%.
Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. ValuEngine raised shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th.
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores Company Profile
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA is a Colombia-based holding company primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the acquisition, purchase and sale of stocks, bonds and other securities of companies active in the financial sector. The Company provides a variety of financial services and products across the Colombian market, ranging from traditional banking services, such as loans and deposits to pension and severance fund management, as well as the provision of legal representation services.The Company owns such subsidiaries as Banco de Bogota SA, Banco Popular SA, among others.
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