News coverage about Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) has been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 100 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Shares of Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE ITUB) traded down 0.32% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $12.42. The company had a trading volume of 16,598,851 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.29 and its 200 day moving average price is $11.89. The company has a market capitalization of $40.12 billion, a P/E ratio of 3.51 and a beta of 1.61. Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA has a one year low of $9.10 and a one year high of $13.65.

The firm also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.1278 per share. This is a boost from Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA’s previous special dividend of $0.00. This represents a dividend yield of 0.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 15th. Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 5.36%.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on ITUB shares. Scotiabank raised Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA from an “underperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. ValuEngine raised Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co lowered Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $12.50 price objective for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th.

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Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA Company Profile

Itau Unibanco Holding SA is a holding company. The Company provides a range of financial products and services to individual and corporate clients in Brazil and abroad. The Company operates through three segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Activities with the Market + Corporation. The Retail Banking segment offers banking products and services to a diversified client base of account holders and non-account holders, individuals and companies.

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