Franklin Financial Network (FSB) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
News headlines about Franklin Financial Network (NYSE:FSB) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Financial Network earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7340268726847 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several brokerages recently weighed in on FSB. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Franklin Financial Network from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded Franklin Financial Network from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “neutral” rating and set a $39.00 target price (down from $41.50) on shares of Franklin Financial Network in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Stephens cut Franklin Financial Network from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $38.00 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Compass Point restated a “buy” rating and set a $43.00 target price (down from $47.00) on shares of Franklin Financial Network in a report on Friday, October 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Franklin Financial Network currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.20.
Shares of Franklin Financial Network (NYSE FSB) opened at $33.90 on Thursday. The firm has a market capitalization of $449.99, a PE ratio of 13.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a current ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30. Franklin Financial Network has a fifty-two week low of $30.30 and a fifty-two week high of $44.30.
In other Franklin Financial Network news, insider David J. Mcdaniel sold 900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.81, for a total transaction of $30,429.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 14,149 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $478,377.69. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 10.56% of the company’s stock.
Franklin Financial Network Company Profile
Franklin Financial Network, Inc is a financial holding company. Through its bank subsidiary, Franklin Synergy Bank (the Bank), a commercial bank, the Company provides a range of banking and related financial services. The Company focuses on the provision of services to small businesses, corporate entities, local governments and individuals.
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