Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $163.14 and last traded at $162.23, with a volume of 179,938 shares. The stock had previously closed at $161.38.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $168.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $157.00.

The stock has a market cap of $12.90 billion and a PE ratio of 14.09. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $153.07 and a 200 day moving average of $131.50.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May 6th. The company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.97 by $0.07. On average, equities analysts forecast that Credicorp Ltd. will post $12.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors recently modified their holdings of BAP. KBC Group NV increased its stake in shares of Credicorp by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 12,830 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,248,000 after buying an additional 81 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased its stake in shares of Credicorp by 6.3% in the fourth quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 148,597 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,461,000 after buying an additional 8,767 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its stake in shares of Credicorp by 56.0% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 142,197 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,838,000 after buying an additional 51,054 shares during the last quarter. Trilogy Global Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Credicorp by 74.1% in the fourth quarter. Trilogy Global Advisors LP now owns 488,912 shares of the company’s stock worth $47,579,000 after buying an additional 208,077 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK increased its stake in shares of Credicorp by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 47,308 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,416,000 after buying an additional 1,308 shares during the last quarter.

Credicorp Ltd. is a financial services holding company in Peru. The Company is has four operating segments based on its products and services. Its operational segments include banking, insurance, pension funds and investment banking. The Company’s five principal operating subsidiaries include Banco de Credito del Peru (BCP); Atlantic Security Bank (ASB), which it holds through Atlantic Security Holding Corporation (ASHC); El Pacifico-Peruano Suiza Compania de Seguros y Reaseguros (Grupo Pacifico); Prima AFP, and Credicorp Capital.

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