Headlines about Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander Brasil SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.1719030792543 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR) traded down 0.66% on Wednesday, hitting $8.99. 2,476,776 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $8.78 and its 200 day moving average is $8.48. Banco Santander Brasil SA has a 12 month low of $6.55 and a 12 month high of $11.75. The stock has a market cap of $33.72 billion, a PE ratio of 13.54 and a beta of 1.55.

The business also recently disclosed a None dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th were issued a dividend of $0.036 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 3rd. This is an increase from Banco Santander Brasil SA’s previous None dividend of $0.04. Banco Santander Brasil SA’s payout ratio is currently 29.55%.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on BSBR. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $9.75 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine raised shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.47.

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About Banco Santander Brasil SA

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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