Media coverage about Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE:CBD) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 46.3952942388226 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

CBD has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group raised Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 20th. Bank of America raised Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 16th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $23.00.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao stock opened at $20.45 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 44.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 1.82. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao has a 12 month low of $18.36 and a 12 month high of $25.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 1.20 and a quick ratio of 1.00.

About Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao

Companhia Brasileira de DistribuiĆ§Ć£o engages in the retail of food, clothing, home appliances, electronics, and other products through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized stores, and department stores in Brazil. The company operates through two segments, Food Retail; and Cash and Carry.

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