Press coverage about BF-B (NASDAQ:BF-B) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. BF-B earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the consumer goods maker an impact score of 43.7297834415985 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- The Latest: Katia weakens to tropical depression over Mexico (journalstar.com)
- As Irma nears Florida, concern for animals a major issue (thetandd.com)
- Messi hat trick puts Barca in Liga lead as Madrid draws (oaoa.com)
- Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard (chippewa.com)
- APNewsBreak: US taxpayer money misused for water project (omaha.com)
BF-B (BF-B) opened at 54.33 on Monday. BF-B has a 1-year low of $43.72 and a 1-year high of $59.71. The company has a 50 day moving average of $50.34 and a 200 day moving average of $48.92. The company has a market capitalization of $20.87 billion and a PE ratio of 31.77.
BF-B has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of BF-B in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Citigroup Inc. cut shares of BF-B from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $54.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of BF-B in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Societe Generale reissued a “sell” rating on shares of BF-B in a research note on Thursday, June 8th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $49.00 target price (up from $45.00) on shares of BF-B in a research note on Friday, June 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.00.
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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