News articles about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One 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 news sentiment score of 0.12 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 80 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on BAP shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $174.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $196.00 price objective on shares of Credicorp in a report on Wednesday, February 8th.
Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) opened at 172.52 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is $13.71 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $159.85 and a 200 day moving average of $160.54. Credicorp has a 12-month low of $137.51 and a 12-month high of $173.79.
The business also recently declared an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 12th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 18th were given a dividend of $3.7637 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 13th. This is a boost from Credicorp’s previous annual dividend of $2.32. This represents a yield of 2.27%. Credicorp’s dividend payout ratio is 17.79%.
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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