Media stories about Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) (NASDAQ:PCBK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8765556064242 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Pacific Continental Corporation (PCBK) remained flat at $$28.00 during midday trading on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $637.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.78, a PEG ratio of 2.17 and a beta of 0.80. Pacific Continental Corporation has a 52 week low of $16.00 and a 52 week high of $28.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were paid a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 20th. Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 38.94%.

Several research firms have commented on PCBK. ValuEngine raised shares of Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $28.00.

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Pacific Continental Corporation (Ore) Company Profile

Pacific Continental Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company’s principal business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, Pacific Continental Bank (the Bank), an Oregon state-chartered bank with deposits insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank operates in three primary markets: Eugene, Oregon, Portland; Oregon/Southwest Washington, and Seattle, Washington.

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