KB Financial Group (KB) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
News coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has trended positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7835957099892 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
KB Financial Group (NYSE KB) traded up 0.61% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $49.51. 180,728 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $51.26 and a 200 day moving average of $46.49. KB Financial Group has a 1-year low of $32.82 and a 1-year high of $54.36. The firm has a market capitalization of $19.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.71 and a beta of 1.20.
KB has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of KB Financial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on shares of KB Financial Group in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. They issued an “overweight” rating for the company.
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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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