KB Financial Group (KB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Media coverage about KB Financial Group (NYSE:KB) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. KB Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.6213106229372 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, January 26th. TheStreet downgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th.

Shares of KB Financial Group (KB) traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $59.76. 96,804 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 138,063. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.17. The firm has a market capitalization of $24,760.00, a P/E ratio of 7.93 and a beta of 1.27. KB Financial Group has a 12-month low of $41.10 and a 12-month high of $63.96.

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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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