KB Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:KB)’s share price gapped up prior to trading on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $34.72, but opened at $34.74. KB Financial Group shares last traded at $35.34, with a volume of 44,288 shares trading hands.

Several research firms have commented on KB. TheStreet upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $36.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of KB Financial Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $32.82 and its 200-day moving average is $29.31. The firm has a market cap of $13.32 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.11.

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