Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) Stock Price

News articles about Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.5598875823563 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of NYSE:AVAL opened at $8.44 on Thursday. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores has a 52 week low of $8.36 and a 52 week high of $8.45. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. The company has a market capitalization of $2.94 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.07 and a beta of 0.61.

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores (NYSE:AVAL) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 22nd. The bank reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores had a net margin of 8.01% and a return on equity of 8.34%. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion during the quarter. research analysts anticipate that Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores will post 0.86 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 2nd will be paid a $0.0288 dividend. This represents a yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 29th. Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores’s payout ratio is presently 56.67%.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 1st. Citigroup raised shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 4th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 9th.

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores Company Profile

Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores SA provides a range of financial services and products to public and private sector customers in Colombia and Central America. The company operates through Banco Bogotá SA, Banco de Occidente SA, Banco Popular SA, Banco AV Villas SA, and Corficolombiana SA segments. The company offers various deposit products and services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits, as well as other deposits consisting primarily of transactional accounts, cashier checks, and collection services.

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