Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Credicorp (BAP) Share Price

Press coverage about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.7320385680442 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Credicorp (BAP) traded up 0.63% during trading on Friday, hitting $194.77. The company had a trading volume of 169,376 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $15.48 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $185.97 and its 200 day moving average is $170.46. Credicorp has a 52-week low of $144.23 and a 52-week high of $202.66.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th. Credit Suisse Group set a $196.00 target price on Credicorp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. UBS AG cut Credicorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday.

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Credicorp Company Profile

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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