News articles about Banco Bradesco (NYSE:BBD) have been trending positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Banco Bradesco earned a daily sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7760087032357 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities analysts have commented on BBD shares. ValuEngine cut Banco Bradesco from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Zacks Investment Research raised Banco Bradesco from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Citigroup raised Banco Bradesco from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Banco Bradesco from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $12.20.
Shares of Banco Bradesco (BBD) traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $11.95. The company had a trading volume of 3,090,973 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,755,741. The stock has a market capitalization of $77,176.98, a PE ratio of 15.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 1.89. Banco Bradesco has a 12 month low of $7.83 and a 12 month high of $13.18.
The business also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 5th will be issued a $0.005 dividend. This represents a yield of 0.000438212094653812%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 2nd. Banco Bradesco’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 7.91%.
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Banco Bradesco Company Profile
Banco Bradesco SA is a commercial bank. The Bank offers a range of banking and financial products and services in Brazil and abroad to individuals, large, mid-sized and small companies, and local and international corporations and institutions. Its segments include Financial; Insurance and Capitalization bonds; Pension plans, and Other Activities.
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