Media headlines about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.3358736532022 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) traded down $0.37 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $50.82. The company had a trading volume of 106,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 145,359. The stock has a market cap of $21,403.15, a PE ratio of 7.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.39 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a current ratio of 1.60, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.06. KB Financial Group has a 52 week low of $34.36 and a 52 week high of $54.36.
KB has been the topic of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised KB Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Saturday, October 28th. BidaskClub raised KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co initiated coverage on KB Financial Group in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock.
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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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