Bank Mutual (BKMU) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.10
Media coverage about Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank Mutual earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.7953510863806 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
A number of research firms recently commented on BKMU. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bank Mutual from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Bank Mutual in a research note on Thursday, October 19th.
Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) traded up $0.10 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $10.80. 69,286 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 141,392. The firm has a market cap of $493.84, a PE ratio of 31.76, a PEG ratio of 5.95 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40. Bank Mutual has a one year low of $8.60 and a one year high of $11.00.
Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.10 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $24.94 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $24.50 million. Bank Mutual had a return on equity of 5.72% and a net margin of 14.19%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.10 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Bank Mutual will post 0.37 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Bank Mutual news, VP Gregory A. Larson sold 17,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.60, for a total transaction of $189,740.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 117,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,241,726.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Christopher L. Mayne sold 16,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.79, for a total transaction of $178,035.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 74,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $803,855. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 66,893 shares of company stock valued at $709,926 over the last quarter. 10.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Bank Mutual Company Profile
Bank Mutual Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company owns Bank Mutual (the Bank), a federally-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of community banking, which includes attracting deposits from and making loans to the general public and private businesses, as well as governmental and non-profit entities.
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