News headlines about BF-B (NASDAQ:BF-B) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BF-B earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the consumer goods maker an impact score of 44.2782132827931 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- No. 12 Titans not at their best, but good enough to post win (pantagraph.com)
- BGSU gets 1st win thanks to Miami of Ohio’s late fumble (fredericksburg.com)
- Report: Trump ordered denial of Iowa insurance plan; state says still under review (wcfcourier.com)
- Florida native was 4th US soldier killed in Niger ambush (register-herald.com)
- WHAT’S HAPPENING: Gunman’s secret life stymies investigation (wacotrib.com)
BF-B (BF-B) opened at 54.53 on Friday. BF-B has a one year low of $43.72 and a one year high of $59.71. The company has a market cap of $20.95 billion and a PE ratio of 30.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $53.26 and a 200 day moving average of $49.85.
Several brokerages have recently issued reports on BF-B. BidaskClub cut shares of BF-B from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) upgraded shares of BF-B from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their target price for the stock from $51.00 to $56.00 in a report on Thursday, September 28th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a $58.00 target price (up previously from $54.00) on shares of BF-B in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 target price on shares of BF-B in a report on Monday, June 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. BF-B currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $51.71.
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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