News articles about C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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. C&F Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2213881388349 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of C&F Financial (CFFI) traded up $0.85 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $64.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,565. C&F Financial has a one year low of $42.25 and a one year high of $65.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 0.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $220.25, a P/E ratio of 16.93 and a beta of 0.93.

C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter. C&F Financial had a return on equity of 9.06% and a net margin of 11.20%. The company had revenue of $26.94 million for the quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This is an increase from C&F Financial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. C&F Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 36.46%.

In other news, Director Barry R. Chernack sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.28, for a total value of $58,280.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 12,226 shares in the company, valued at $712,531.28. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Bryan Edwin Mckernon sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.63, for a total transaction of $119,260.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 13,795 shares in the company, valued at approximately $822,595.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 7.10% of the company’s stock.

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About C&F Financial

C&F Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company owns and operates through its subsidiary, Citizens and Farmers Bank (the Bank or C&F Bank), which is an independent commercial bank. The Company’s segments include Retail Banking, Mortgage Banking, Consumer Finance and Other. Through the Retail Banking segment, the Company engages in a range of lending activities, which include the origination of one- to four-family and multi-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, consumer loans and commercial business loans.

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