News articles about National Bank (NYSE:NBHC) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bank earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.1552712634615 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

NBHC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of National Bank in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded National Bank from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. BidaskClub cut National Bank from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Finally, Hovde Group set a $35.00 price target on National Bank and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $35.83.

National Bank (NYSE:NBHC) opened at $31.75 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $889.47, a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.06, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.72. National Bank has a 52-week low of $30.10 and a 52-week high of $37.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.83 and a quick ratio of 0.83.

National Bank (NYSE:NBHC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $45.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $47.87 million. National Bank had a return on equity of 6.39% and a net margin of 7.16%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.36 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that National Bank will post 1.83 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd. National Bank’s dividend payout ratio is presently 69.23%.

In related news, Director Robert E. Dean sold 3,076 shares of National Bank stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.74, for a total transaction of $103,784.24. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 22,910 shares in the company, valued at approximately $772,983.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 7.60% of the company’s stock.

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National Bank Company Profile

National Bank Holdings Corporation (NBH) is a bank holding company. Through Bank Midwest, N.A. (Bank Midwest), NBH’s primary business is to offer a range of products and financial services to both its commercial and consumer customers, located in Kansas, Missouri and Colorado. The Company offers an array of lending products to cater to the customers’ needs, including, but not limited to, small business loans, equipment loans, term loans, asset-backed loans, letters of credit, commercial lines of credit, residential mortgage loans, home equity and consumer loans.

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