News coverage about UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. UBS Group earned a news impact score of 2.36 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news headlines about the bank an news buzz score of 7 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected UBS Group’s analysis:
- Haitong Intl Securities cuts business with UBS after “Chinese pig” comment-sources (reuters.com)
- UPDATE 1-Haitong Intl Securities cuts business with UBS after comment on Chinese pigs -sources (cnbc.com)
- UBS Economist’s ‘Chinese Pig’ Comment Consumes the Internet (wsj.com)
- UBS Top Economist Donovan Finds Career Marred by China Comments (bloomberg.com)
- UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of UBS stock opened at $11.54 on Friday. UBS Group has a 1 year low of $11.32 and a 1 year high of $16.68. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.62. The company has a market cap of $45.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.18, a P/E/G ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.25.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on UBS shares. FIG Partners lowered UBS Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded UBS Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded UBS Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated an “outperform” rating on shares of UBS Group in a research report on Thursday, February 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold”.
UBS Group Company Profile
UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management, and Investment Bank. The Global Wealth Management division offers investment advisory and solutions to private clients, and high and ultra high net worth clients.
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