News stories about Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hingham Institution for Savings earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.7706470825104 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) opened at $207.00 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $453.33, a P/E ratio of 17.23 and a beta of 0.74. Hingham Institution for Savings has a twelve month low of $148.02 and a twelve month high of $210.75.

Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 12th. The savings and loans company reported $2.97 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $16.41 million during the quarter.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Investors of record on Friday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th. Hingham Institution for Savings’s payout ratio is presently 11.66%.

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Hingham Institution for Savings Company Profile

Hingham Institution for Savings (the Bank) is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank (the Bank). The Bank is principally engaged in the business of residential and commercial real estate mortgage lending, funded by a retail deposit network and borrowings. The Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses through its approximately 10 offices in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.

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