News coverage about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news 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. Credicorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 45.6894015388906 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

BAP has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. Citigroup lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $248.00 price target on shares of Credicorp in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Credicorp has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $224.25.

Shares of Credicorp (BAP) traded up $0.06 on Friday, hitting $211.22. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 203,222 shares, compared to its average volume of 268,592. Credicorp has a one year low of $150.71 and a one year high of $215.69. The firm has a market cap of $16,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.22.

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About Credicorp

Credicorp Ltd. is a financial services holding company in Peru. The Company has four operating segments based on its products and services, which include banking, insurance, pension funds and investment banking. Its operating subsidiaries include Banco de Credito del Peru; Atlantic Security Bank, which it holds through Atlantic Security Holding Corporation; El Pacifico-Peruano Suiza Compania de Seguros y Reaseguros (Grupo Pacifico); Prima AFP SA, and Credicorp Capital Ltd.

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