Media coverage about Peoples Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peoples Utah Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 42.9027122860329 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Peoples Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $31.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,132 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,639. Peoples Utah Bancorp has a 52 week low of $22.95 and a 52 week high of $33.60. The company has a market cap of $565.12, a P/E ratio of 21.77, a PEG ratio of 2.73 and a beta of 0.99.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 13th. Investors of record on Monday, November 6th were issued a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 3rd. Peoples Utah Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 25.53%.

A number of research analysts have commented on PUB shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub downgraded Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd.

In related news, Director Jr. Fred W. Fairclough sold 45,115 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.02, for a total value of $1,219,007.30. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Jr. Fred W. Fairclough sold 44,885 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.12, for a total value of $1,217,281.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 169,800 shares of company stock worth $4,853,789. Company insiders own 25.21% of the company’s stock.

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Peoples Utah Bancorp Company Profile

People’s Utah Bancorp is a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 18 retail banking locations, two residential mortgage offices and other support facilities operated through its banking subsidiary, People’s Intermountain Bank (PIB or the Bank). The Company provides full-service retail banking in the state of Utah, including a range of banking and related services to locally owned businesses, professional firms, real-estate developers, residential home builders, high net-worth individuals, investors and other customers.

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