News coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of -0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7521895224486 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
A number of research firms recently commented on KB. BidaskClub raised shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of KB Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on shares of KB Financial Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock.
KB Financial Group (NYSE KB) opened at 49.89 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $19.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.73 and a beta of 1.19. KB Financial Group has a 12-month low of $34.09 and a 12-month high of $54.36. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $48.45 and a 200 day moving average of $48.02.
KB Financial Group Company Profile
KB Financial Group Inc is a financial holding company in Korea. The Company’s operations include Kookmin Bank, a commercial bank in Korea. The Company operates through six business segments: retail banking operations, corporate banking operations, other banking operations, credit card operations, investment and securities operations, and life insurance operations.
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