Press coverage about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.1077243296024 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

BAP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of Credicorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $225.50.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) traded up $0.52 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $216.00. 349,467 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 273,553. The company has a quick ratio of 1.22, a current ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. Credicorp has a fifty-two week low of $150.71 and a fifty-two week high of $237.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $17,186.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 0.94.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 5th. The bank reported $4.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $3.58 by $0.53. Credicorp had a net margin of 25.87% and a return on equity of 19.02%. The business had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter. analysts forecast that Credicorp will post 15.82 EPS for the current year.

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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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