Media headlines about Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ames National Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 60 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Shares of Ames National Corporation (ATLO) opened at 30.45 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $283.49 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.24 and a beta of 0.66. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $30.49 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.54. Ames National Corporation has a 52 week low of $26.54 and a 52 week high of $37.45.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 28th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.89%.

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Ames National Corporation Company Profile

Ames National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through banking segment. The Company owns five banking subsidiaries consisting of two national banks and three state-chartered banks. All of its operations are conducted in the State of Iowa and primarily within the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk and Story where the Company’s banking subsidiaries are located.

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