News headlines about SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research group, a unit of Accern, rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SB Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.48 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $10.31 million for the quarter. SB Financial Group had a return on equity of 12.41% and a net margin of 18.71%.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 26th. Investors of record on Friday, May 12th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.63%. This is a boost from SB Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 10th. SB Financial Group’s payout ratio is presently 18.84%.
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About SB Financial Group
SB Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in a range of activities, including commercial banking, item processing and wealth management services. The Company’s subsidiaries include The State Bank and Trust Company (State Bank), RFCBC, Inc (RFCBC), Rurbanc Data Services, Inc (doing business as RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI)), SBT Insurance, LLC (SBI) and Rurban Statutory Trust II (RST II).
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