Green Bancorp (GNBC) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
News articles about Green Bancorp (NASDAQ:GNBC) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Green Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0010455319725 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Green Bancorp (NASDAQ:GNBC) traded up $0.35 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $20.85. The stock had a trading volume of 187,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 183,945. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $764.26, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.04 and a beta of 2.15. Green Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $10.70 and a fifty-two week high of $24.40.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Green Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Green Bancorp in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of Green Bancorp in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of Green Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Green Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.75.
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Green Bancorp Company Profile
Green Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s subsidiary, Green Bank, N.A., a nationally chartered commercial bank, provided commercial and private banking services primarily to Texas based customers through 22 full service branches in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and other markets.
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