Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
News headlines about Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) have trended positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.5697344320137 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on BWFG shares. ValuEngine downgraded Bankwell Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. BidaskClub downgraded Bankwell Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th.
Bankwell Financial Group (BWFG) traded up $0.07 on Friday, reaching $35.36. The company had a trading volume of 23,213 shares, compared to its average volume of 16,600. Bankwell Financial Group has a one year low of $28.79 and a one year high of $38.50. The company has a current ratio of 1.12, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39. The stock has a market cap of $272.89, a PE ratio of 18.23 and a beta of 1.14.
In related news, Director Blake S. Drexler sold 3,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.13, for a total transaction of $129,955.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 138,684 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,149,336.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Blake S. Drexler acquired 1,128 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $36.59 per share, with a total value of $41,273.52. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 22.37% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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About Bankwell Financial Group
Bankwell Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank. The Bank provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers, concentrated in the Fairfield and New Haven Counties region of Connecticut.
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