News coverage about Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander Brasil SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.8371562230419 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

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

A number of equities analysts recently commented on BSBR shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. BidaskClub cut Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Citigroup Inc. upgraded Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Banco Santander Brasil SA presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.56.

Shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR) opened at 9.08 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $34.06 billion, a PE ratio of 13.76 and a beta of 1.56. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $8.94 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.37. Banco Santander Brasil SA has a one year low of $6.86 and a one year high of $11.75.

The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 11th will be paid a $0.0422 dividend. This is a positive change from Banco Santander Brasil SA’s previous special dividend of $0.04. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 10th. Banco Santander Brasil SA’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 29.55%.

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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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