Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sound Financial Bancorp (SFBC) Share Price

News articles about Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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. Sound Financial Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.0285870814172 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) traded down $0.30 on Friday, hitting $33.45. 400 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 616. The company has a market capitalization of $83.96, a P/E ratio of 15.78 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40. Sound Financial Bancorp has a 12 month low of $25.00 and a 12 month high of $34.60.

Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The bank reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Sound Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 17.70% and a return on equity of 8.93%. The company had revenue of $7.01 million for the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Friday, November 10th will be issued a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 9th. Sound Financial Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is currently 18.87%.

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Sound Financial Bancorp Company Profile

Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Sound Community Bank that provides traditional banking and other financial services for individuals and businesses. It accepts various deposits products comprising savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, NOW accounts, demand accounts, certificates of deposit, and checking accounts.

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