Press coverage about Grupo Financiero Galicia (NASDAQ:GGAL) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Financiero Galicia earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 45.5896792267175 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia (NASDAQ:GGAL) traded up $1.53 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $70.50. 195,611 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 336,768. The company has a market cap of $9,166.90, a P/E ratio of 22.52 and a beta of 1.15. Grupo Financiero Galicia has a 12-month low of $30.51 and a 12-month high of $70.92.
GGAL has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th. HSBC lowered shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Citigroup raised shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th. UBS Group raised shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Grupo Financiero Galicia from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $74.00.
Grupo Financiero Galicia Company Profile
Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (Grupo Financiero Galicia) is a financial services holding company. The Company’s segments include Banking, Regional Credit Cards, CFA, Insurance and Other Grupo Galicia Businesses. Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires SA (Banco Galicia) is a subsidiary of the Company. Its banking business segment represents Banco Galicia consolidated line by line with Banco Galicia Uruguay SA (Galicia Uruguay).
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