Bankrate (RATE) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
Headlines about Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bankrate earned a news sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.6448325122456 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.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered Bankrate from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Bankrate has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.00.
Shares of Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) opened at $14.00 on Thursday. Bankrate has a 52 week low of $8.55 and a 52 week high of $14.25. The company has a quick ratio of 2.39, a current ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,260.00, a P/E ratio of 28.00 and a beta of 1.64.
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Bankrate, Inc is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. The Company provides consumers personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories, including mortgages, deposits, credit cards, senior care and other personal finance categories. The Company’s segments include Banking, Credit Cards, Senior Care and Other.
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