News coverage about Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peoples Financial Services earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.1036800456453 out of 100, meaning 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 news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Chat app provider Line moves into financial services (asia.nikkei.com)
- MOVES- Stifel Financial, Barclays, Julius Baer (reuters.com)
- JM Financial appoints banks for $100 million QIP (livemint.com)
- BidaskClub Downgrades Peoples Financial Services (PFIS) to Strong Sell (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Peoples Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th.
Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter. Peoples Financial Services had a return on equity of 7.36% and a net margin of 22.75%. The company had revenue of $20.32 million during the quarter.
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About Peoples Financial Services
Peoples Financial Services Corp. is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services through its subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company (Peoples Bank), including its subsidiary, Peoples Advisors, LLC. Peoples Bank is a state-chartered bank and trust company. Peoples Advisors, LLC, provides investment advisory services through a third party to individuals and small businesses.
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