News stories about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 45.9346939720698 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. HSBC Holdings PLC lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $234.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $224.25.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) traded up $4.72 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $208.62. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 312,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 278,314. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. Credicorp has a one year low of $146.03 and a one year high of $213.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $19,760.00, a PE ratio of 15.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.20 and a beta of 0.84.

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About Credicorp

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

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