Press coverage about LCNB (NASDAQ:LCNB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LCNB earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.2644051248312 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

LCNB has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of LCNB from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Boenning Scattergood reissued a “hold” rating on shares of LCNB in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of LCNB from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 28th.

LCNB (NASDAQ LCNB) traded up $0.45 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $21.70. 6,700 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 13,630. LCNB has a 1-year low of $18.05 and a 1-year high of $24.70. The firm has a market cap of $212.90, a PE ratio of 16.35 and a beta of 0.41.

LCNB (NASDAQ:LCNB) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31. The business had revenue of $12.81 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $13.05 million. LCNB had a net margin of 23.84% and a return on equity of 8.88%. sell-side analysts predict that LCNB will post 1.24 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st were given a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.95%. LCNB’s dividend payout ratio is presently 49.23%.

In other news, Chairman Stephen P. Wilson sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.08, for a total transaction of $42,160.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 63,093 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,330,000.44. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Stephen P. Wilson sold 1,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.56, for a total transaction of $38,808.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 60,293 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,299,917.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 4,800 shares of company stock valued at $102,278 in the last quarter. 4.16% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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LCNB Company Profile

LCNB Corp. (LCNB) is a financial holding company. The Company’s subsidiary includes LCNB National Bank (the Bank). The Bank offers commercial and personal banking services. Its services include safe deposit boxes, night depositories, cashier’s checks, utility bill collections, notary public service, mobile banking and other services tailored for both individuals and businesses.

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