KB Financial Group (KB) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows

News stories about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KB Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.2803875010884 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

KB Financial Group (KB) traded down $1.28 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $52.00. 107,366 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 100,503. KB Financial Group has a 1 year low of $34.36 and a 1 year high of $54.36. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.14. The stock has a market cap of $21,741.83, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.07, a PEG ratio of 0.40 and a beta of 1.19.

Several research firms recently issued reports on KB. BidaskClub downgraded KB Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co assumed coverage on KB Financial Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of KB Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Saturday, October 28th.

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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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