UBS Group (UBS) Earning Critical Press Coverage, InfoTrie Reports

Media coverage about UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) has been trending negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UBS Group earned a coverage optimism score of -2.00 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the bank an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Shares of UBS Group stock opened at $12.57 on Friday. UBS Group has a one year low of $12.53 and a one year high of $20.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $49.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.75 and a beta of 1.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.62, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.92.

UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The bank reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $6.55 billion during the quarter. UBS Group had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 5.02%. Analysts expect that UBS Group will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently commented on UBS shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of UBS Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 4th. ValuEngine raised UBS Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered UBS Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. UBS Group currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.00.

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About UBS Group

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions worldwide. It operates through five divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management, and Investment Bank. The Wealth Management division offers advisory and financial services to wealthy private clients.

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