News headlines about BF-B (NASDAQ:BF-B) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BF-B earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the consumer goods maker an impact score of 44.0744708535995 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Astros trim magic number to 3 with 5-2 win over Angels (postbulletin.com)
- The Latest: More than 80 percent in Florida have power back (lompocrecord.com)
- Attorney: Nuclear power report should have been released (tucson.com)
- Grain mixed, livestock higher (magicvalley.com)
- Brown-Forman Boosts Investment in Cooperage, Cuts Jobs (finance.yahoo.com)
BF-B (NASDAQ:BF-B) traded down 0.55% during trading on Friday, reaching $53.91. The company had a trading volume of 4,525,845 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.72 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.77. BF-B has a 1-year low of $43.72 and a 1-year high of $59.71. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $51.10 and a 200-day moving average of $49.12.
BF-B has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $58.00 price target (up previously from $54.00) on shares of BF-B in a report on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub raised BF-B from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of BF-B in a report on Monday, June 12th. Credit Suisse Group cut BF-B from an “outperform” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $51.00 to $53.00 in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $49.00 price target (up previously from $45.00) on shares of BF-B in a report on Friday, June 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $51.00.
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BF-B Company Profile
Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskey, vodka, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, and liqueur. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniels, Gentleman Jack, Korbel, Woodford Reserve, Finlandia, el Jimador, Herradura, Sonoma-Cutrer, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Chambord, Early Times, Old Forester, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Coopers Craft, Collingwood, and Slane Irish brands.
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