Bankrate (RATE) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of -0.01

Media coverage about Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bankrate earned a daily sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.278478612532 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 news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Bankrate (NYSE:RATE) opened at $14.00 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1,260.00, a P/E ratio of 28.00 and a beta of 1.64. Bankrate has a 1 year low of $8.55 and a 1 year high of $14.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 2.39 and a quick ratio of 2.39.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Bankrate from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Bankrate presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $14.00.

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Bankrate Company Profile

Bankrate, Inc is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. The Company provides consumers personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories, including mortgages, deposits, credit cards, senior care and other personal finance categories. The Company’s segments include Banking, Credit Cards, Senior Care and Other.

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