News stories about Compania Cervecerias Unidas (NYSE:CCU) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Compania Cervecerias Unidas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 45.9284129796117 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

CCU has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, August 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $27.50.

Compania Cervecerias Unidas (NYSE CCU) traded up $0.51 during trading on Monday, hitting $26.21. 327,216 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 182,567. Compania Cervecerias Unidas has a fifty-two week low of $20.07 and a fifty-two week high of $28.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.69, a current ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.2141 per share. This is a positive change from Compania Cervecerias Unidas’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.67%. Compania Cervecerias Unidas’s dividend payout ratio is presently 29.91%.

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About Compania Cervecerias Unidas

Compania Cervecerias Unidas SA is a diversified beverage company operating principally in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Company operates as a brewer, soft drinks producer, water and nectar producer, wine producer and pisco distributor. The Company’s segments include Chile, International Business and Wine.

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