News headlines about BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty 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. BSB Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 43.4862631513672 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, BidaskClub raised BSB Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd.

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BSB Bancorp stock opened at $30.95 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $301.76, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.84 and a beta of 0.46. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.36. BSB Bancorp has a 12-month low of $26.65 and a 12-month high of $32.15.

In other news, insider Christopher Y. Downs sold 4,000 shares of BSB Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.46, for a total value of $121,840.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Robert M. Mahoney acquired 3,174 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $29.83 per share, with a total value of $94,680.42. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders bought 8,167 shares of company stock valued at $244,400 and sold 6,700 shares valued at $202,014. Company insiders own 14.64% of the company’s stock.

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BSB Bancorp Company Profile

BSB Bancorp, Inc (BSB Bancorp) is a bank holding company of Belmont Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s Belmont Savings Bank is a chartered savings bank. The Bank’s business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public, small businesses and municipalities, and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans and investment securities.

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