Headlines about Santander Brasil (NYSE:BSBR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Santander Brasil earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.5476116663659 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Santander Brasil (BSBR) Cut to “Buy” at ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- Santander Brasil (BSBR) Upgraded at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Santander Brasil Declares Special Dividend of $0.05 (BSBR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Banco Santander Brasil (BSBR) Upgraded to “Overweight” at JPMorgan Chase (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research analysts have issued reports on BSBR shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Santander Brasil from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 21st. Citigroup cut Santander Brasil from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, ValuEngine raised Santander Brasil from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.75.
The business also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 12th will be given a dividend of $0.0483 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.92%. Santander Brasil’s payout ratio is currently 15.07%.
About Santander Brasil
Banco Santander (Brasil) SA provides banking products and services in Brazil and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. It offers savings and investment products, annuities, loans and advances, mortgage loans, credit cards, pension plans, and social securities, as well as leasing and foreign exchange services.
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