Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE:BAP)’s share price traded up 2.2% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $161.86 and last traded at $161.59, with a volume of 206,062 shares. The stock had previously closed at $158.13.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $154.00 price objective on shares of Credicorp in a research note on Tuesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $157.00.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $156.24 and its 200 day moving average is $136.85. The firm’s market cap is $12.86 billion.

Several institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. KBC Group NV raised its position in Credicorp by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 12,830 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,248,000 after buying an additional 81 shares in the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK raised its position in Credicorp by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 47,308 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,416,000 after buying an additional 1,308 shares in the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group raised its position in Credicorp by 56.0% in the fourth quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 142,197 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,838,000 after buying an additional 51,054 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its position in 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 valued at $14,461,000 after buying an additional 8,767 shares in 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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