UBS AG (UBS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

News headlines about UBS AG (NYSE:UBS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. UBS AG earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 45.9125299210721 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of research firms have commented on UBS. BidaskClub lowered shares of UBS AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of UBS AG from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Instinet lowered shares of UBS AG from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Sunday, October 1st. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of UBS AG in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation raised shares of UBS AG from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.00.

Shares of UBS AG (NYSE UBS) traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $17.12. 1,240,443 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,017,101. UBS AG has a one year low of $15.10 and a one year high of $18.31. The firm has a market cap of $66,180.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.04. The company has a quick ratio of 1.21, a current ratio of 1.21 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.46.

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About UBS AG

UBS Group AG is a holding company and conducts its operations through UBS AG and its subsidiaries. The Company comprises Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Wealth Management division provides advice and tailored financial services to wealthy private clients around the world, except those served by Wealth Management Americas.

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