UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds – Tech Know Bits

Headlines about UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UBS Group earned a news impact score of 2.25 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news coverage about the bank an news buzz score of 4 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected UBS Group’s analysis:

UBS traded up $0.26 on Friday, reaching $11.12. The stock had a trading volume of 6,820,198 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,502,411. UBS Group has a 12-month low of $10.84 and a 12-month high of $16.68. The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.54. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.79. The company has a market cap of $41.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.89, a P/E/G ratio of 1.88 and a beta of 1.21.

UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 23rd. The bank reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $5.61 billion during the quarter. UBS Group had a net margin of 14.20% and a return on equity of 8.07%. Analysts predict that UBS Group will post 1.24 EPS for the current year.

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Several brokerages have weighed in on UBS. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of UBS Group in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of UBS Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday, July 15th. Societe Generale downgraded shares of UBS Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 24th. Finally, FIG Partners cut shares of UBS Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. UBS Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.50.

UBS Group Company Profile

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions worldwide. It operates through four divisions: Global Wealth Management, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management, and Investment Bank. The Global Wealth Management division offers investment advisory and solutions to private clients, and high and ultra high net worth clients.

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