News coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7694167571748 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Several research firms recently commented on KB. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. TheStreet cut shares of KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $71.00.
Shares of KB Financial Group (KB) traded down $0.06 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $61.51. 76,721 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 142,980. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14. KB Financial Group has a one year low of $40.59 and a one year high of $63.96. The company has a market cap of $25,300.00, a PE ratio of 8.17, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.42 and a beta of 1.25.
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About KB Financial Group
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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