News coverage about Banco De Chile (NYSE:BCH) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Banco De Chile earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 44.6701851030726 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
BCH has been the subject of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Banco De Chile in a research report on Friday. ValuEngine raised shares of Banco De Chile from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Banco De Chile from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Scotiabank cut shares of Banco De Chile from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Santander raised shares of Banco De Chile from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Banco De Chile has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $88.67.
Banco De Chile (NYSE BCH) traded up $2.68 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $96.32. 33,436 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 44,318. Banco De Chile has a 12 month low of $68.12 and a 12 month high of $97.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.50, a current ratio of 1.42 and a quick ratio of 1.39. The stock has a market capitalization of $15,647.24, a PE ratio of 18.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.08 and a beta of 0.41.
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