News headlines about Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Credicorp earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.6177496049676 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of NYSE BAP opened at $208.44 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $16.74 billion, a PE ratio of 13.24, a PEG ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.19. Credicorp has a 1-year low of $189.69 and a 1-year high of $239.54.

Credicorp (NYSE:BAP) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 9th. The bank reported $3.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $3.74 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $955.13 million for the quarter. Credicorp had a return on equity of 19.58% and a net margin of 26.62%. equities research analysts predict that Credicorp will post 15.77 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on BAP. Zacks Investment Research lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 16th. ValuEngine lowered Credicorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 17th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on Credicorp from $240.00 to $258.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $252.00.

Credicorp Company Profile

Credicorp Ltd., through its banking and non-banking subsidiaries, provides a range of financial, insurance, and health services and products primarily in Peru and internationally. It operates through four segments: Banking, Insurance, Pension Funds, and Investment Banking. The company offers deposits, current accounts, loans, and credit facilities; and provides private pension fund management services to affiliated pensioners.

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