Media headlines about 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (NASDAQ:FCCY) have trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.5922807050253 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

FCCY has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. DA Davidson initiated coverage on 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) in a report on Friday, September 1st. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company.

Shares of 1st Constitution Bancorp (NASDAQ FCCY) opened at $17.35 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $141.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.38, a PEG ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a current ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. 1st Constitution Bancorp has a twelve month low of $13.45 and a twelve month high of $20.85.

1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (NASDAQ:FCCY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $11.48 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.03 million. 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) had a return on equity of 7.88% and a net margin of 16.78%. research analysts predict that 1st Constitution Bancorp will post 1.03 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.38%. This is an increase from 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ)’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 15th. 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ)’s dividend payout ratio is presently 19.80%.

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About 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ)

1st Constitution Bancorp is the bank holding company for 1st Constitution Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a commercial bank, which is engaged in the business of commercial and retail banking. The Company operates through the Community Banking segment. The Community Banking segment consists of construction, commercial, retail and mortgage banking operations.

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