KB Financial Group (KB) Given Media Sentiment Score of -0.09
News headlines about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have trended somewhat negative on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of -0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.2518891639031 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) traded up 0.47% during trading on Monday, hitting $49.26. The stock had a trading volume of 115,516 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $48.53 and its 200 day moving average is $47.95. The firm has a market cap of $19.53 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.63 and a beta of 1.19. KB Financial Group has a 52-week low of $34.02 and a 52-week high of $54.36.
A number of brokerages recently commented on KB. BidaskClub raised shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered KB Financial Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co assumed coverage on KB Financial Group in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock.
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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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