Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
News stories about Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander-Chile earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.4017210317067 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) traded up $0.20 on Thursday, reaching $32.61. 329,194 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 440,933. The firm has a market capitalization of $15,249.99, a PE ratio of 18.63, a PEG ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a quick ratio of 1.69, a current ratio of 1.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.75. Banco Santander-Chile has a 1 year low of $21.21 and a 1 year high of $32.76.
A number of research firms have recently commented on BSAC. Citigroup cut shares of Banco Santander-Chile from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Banco Santander-Chile from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. BidaskClub cut shares of Banco Santander-Chile from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 5th. Finally, Scotia Howard Weill cut shares of Banco Santander-Chile from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $28.00.
Banco Santander-Chile Company Profile
Banco Santander-Chile (the Bank), formerly Banco Santander Chile, is a Chilean bank. The Bank’s segments include Retail banking, Middle-market, Global Corporate Banking and Corporate Activities (Other). The Retail Banking segment consists of individuals and small to middle-sized entities (SMEs). The Middle-market segment serves companies and large corporations.
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