Media headlines about Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) have been trending positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sound Financial Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.6307746128621 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Credit union shows its LOVE for MEMBERS with patronage dividend (cuinsight.com)
- Cardlytics Trading Up After Hectic Market Debut (investing.com)
- West Town Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results (econotimes.com)
- Indiana Companies Among ‘World’s Most Ethical’ (insideindianabusiness.com)
- Is Downsizing Right For You? (insideindianabusiness.com)
Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $35.00. 11,880 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,560. Sound Financial Bancorp has a 52 week low of $29.50 and a 52 week high of $35.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $88.39, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.68 and a beta of 0.38. The company has a current ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 26th. Investors of record on Monday, February 12th will be paid a $0.12 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 9th. This is a positive change from Sound Financial Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.37%. Sound Financial Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is 24.24%.
In related news, Director James E. Sweeney sold 1,082 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.77, for a total value of $37,621.14. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,470 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $259,731.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 2,519 shares of company stock valued at $85,321. 12.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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