Media coverage about Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. 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. Banco Santander Brasil SA earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.8490166238262 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE BSBR) traded up 2.49% on Friday, hitting $8.63. The stock had a trading volume of 657,316 shares. Banco Santander Brasil SA has a 52-week low of $6.40 and a 52-week high of $11.75. The company has a market cap of $32.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.96 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $8.21 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.80.

The business also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a $0.036 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This is a boost from Banco Santander Brasil SA’s previous None dividend of $0.04. Banco Santander Brasil SA’s payout ratio is 29.55%.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday. BidaskClub raised Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Citigroup Inc. raised Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. ValuEngine raised Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Banco Santander Brasil SA from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $6.00 to $7.50 in a research note on Friday, May 19th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.47.

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Banco Santander Brasil SA Company Profile

Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (the Bank) is indirectly controlled by Banco Santander, SA, and is an institution of the Financial and Prudential Group. The Bank operates through two segments, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. The Company conducts its operations by means of portfolios such as commercial, investment, lending and financing, mortgage lending, leasing, credit card operations and foreign exchange.

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