News headlines about BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BofI earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2886226286093 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of BofI (NASDAQ BOFI) opened at $35.12 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,240.00, a P/E ratio of 16.80, a PEG ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.45. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 1.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06. BofI has a twelve month low of $21.60 and a twelve month high of $38.51.

BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $101.31 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $100.29 million. BofI had a return on equity of 17.27% and a net margin of 28.37%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that BofI will post 2.48 EPS for the current year.

BOFI has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub raised shares of BofI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. FBR & Co reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $36.00 target price (down previously from $37.00) on shares of BofI in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BofI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. Sandler O’Neill reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of BofI in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Stephens reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $39.00 target price on shares of BofI in a report on Thursday, February 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $36.00.

In other news, Director Mosich Nick sold 18,308 shares of BofI stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.75, for a total transaction of $508,047.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 83,018 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,303,749.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 6.24% of the company’s stock.

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About BofI

BofI Holding, Inc (BofI) is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a diversified financial services company. The Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its branchless, low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. The Bank has deposit and loan customers, including consumer and business checking, savings and time deposit accounts and financing for single family and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.

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