Equities analysts expect Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) to report earnings of $3.41 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for Credicorp’s earnings. Credicorp reported earnings of $3.30 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 3.3%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Monday, February 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Credicorp will report full year earnings of $14.19 per share for the current year. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $16.11 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $15.94 to $16.27. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Credicorp.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. cut Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. downgraded Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. ValuEngine downgraded Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, HSBC downgraded Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $225.50.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Cerebellum GP LLC bought a new position in Credicorp in the fourth quarter valued at about $134,000. Advisor Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Credicorp by 143.0% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 724 shares of the bank’s stock worth $130,000 after purchasing an additional 426 shares in the last quarter. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Credicorp during the fourth quarter worth about $251,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Credicorp during the third quarter worth about $251,000. Finally, High Pointe Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Credicorp during the third quarter worth about $268,000. 66.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Credicorp (BAP) traded down $7.41 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $224.00. The stock had a trading volume of 272,734 shares, compared to its average volume of 232,584. Credicorp has a 52-week low of $150.71 and a 52-week high of $237.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $17,870.00, a PE ratio of 14.61, a P/E/G ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 0.91. 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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