News headlines about Banco Santander-Chile (NYSE:BSAC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Banco Santander-Chile earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.9256231984418 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Banco Santander-Chile (BSAC) & Opus Bank (OPB) Head to Head Contrast (americanbankingnews.com)
- Credit Suisse to Gain From Narrowing of Martin Act Statute (finance.yahoo.com)
- Banks unlikely to process payments with distributed ledgers for now, says Ripple (finance.yahoo.com)
- HSBC to Focus on Growth and Expansion for Higher Profits (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Banco Santander-Chile traded up $0.06, reaching $31.84, on Friday, MarketBeat reports. 493,727 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 583,253. The company has a current ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 1.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.50, a PEG ratio of 1.25 and a beta of 0.75. Banco Santander-Chile has a 1-year low of $24.84 and a 1-year high of $35.09.
A number of brokerages recently commented on BSAC. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Banco Santander-Chile from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 21st. ValuEngine downgraded Banco Santander-Chile from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 29th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.00.
Banco Santander-Chile Company Profile
Banco Santander-Chile provides commercial and retail banking products and services in Chile. It operates through Retail Banking, Middle-Market, and Global Corporate Banking segments. The company offers checking accounts and savings products; consumer, auto, commercial, mortgage, and government-guaranteed loans; credit and debit cards; and Chilean peso and foreign currency denominated loans to finance various commercial transactions, trade, foreign currency forward contracts, and credit lines.
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