News coverage about Banco Santander Brasil SA (NYSE:BSBR) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander Brasil SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.6823253654347 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several research firms recently commented on BSBR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Banco Santander Brasil SA from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Banco Santander Brasil SA currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $13.88.

Banco Santander Brasil SA (BSBR) opened at 9.62 on Wednesday. Banco Santander Brasil SA has a 12-month low of $6.86 and a 12-month high of $11.75. The stock has a market cap of $36.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.58 and a beta of 1.56. The company has a 50-day moving average of $9.04 and a 200 day moving average of $8.34.

The company also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 11th will be paid a $0.0422 dividend. This is a boost from Banco Santander Brasil SA’s previous special dividend of $0.04. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 10th. Banco Santander Brasil SA’s payout ratio is presently 30.91%.

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About Banco Santander Brasil SA

Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (the Bank) is indirectly controlled by Banco Santander, SA, and is an institution of the Financial and Prudential Group. The Bank operates through two segments, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. The Company conducts its operations by means of portfolios such as commercial, investment, lending and financing, mortgage lending, leasing, credit card operations and foreign exchange.

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