Media stories about National Bank (NYSE:NBHC) have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news 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 media sentiment score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.79423994761 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of brokerages have issued reports on NBHC. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of National Bank in a report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded National Bank from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. BidaskClub downgraded National Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Hovde Group set a $35.00 price target on National Bank and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.83.

Shares of National Bank (NYSE NBHC) opened at $33.34 on Wednesday. National Bank has a fifty-two week low of $30.10 and a fifty-two week high of $37.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 0.83 and a quick ratio of 0.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $901.56, a PE ratio of 26.67, a PEG ratio of 1.93 and a beta of 0.66.

National Bank (NYSE:NBHC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.04). National Bank had a net margin of 17.13% and a return on equity of 6.40%. The firm had revenue of $47.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $48.90 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.30 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that National Bank will post 1.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other news, Director Robert E. Dean sold 3,076 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.74, for a total value of $103,784.24. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 22,910 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $772,983.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 7.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About National Bank

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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