Media stories about Community Financial (NASDAQ:TCFC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7929525546315 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

TCFC traded down $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $34.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,594 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,446. Community Financial has a 52 week low of $32.06 and a 52 week high of $40.69. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market cap of $191.23 million, a PE ratio of 15.11 and a beta of 0.27.

Community Financial (NASDAQ:TCFC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.63 by ($0.11). The business had revenue of $13.30 million during the quarter. Community Financial had a net margin of 9.33% and a return on equity of 9.44%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 9th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, July 6th.

In other Community Financial news, VP James F. Dimisa sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.01, for a total transaction of $185,050.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 14,755 shares in the company, valued at approximately $546,082.55. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CFO Todd L. Capitani sold 1,300 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.00, for a total value of $48,100.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 5,872 shares in the company, valued at approximately $217,264. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 7,150 shares of company stock worth $264,600 in the last quarter. Company insiders own 10.95% of the company’s stock.

About Community Financial

The Community Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake that provides commercial and retail banking services to individuals and businesses. The company's deposit products include savings, money market, demand deposit, IRA, SEP, and time deposit accounts.

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