Headlines about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the savings and loans company an impact score of 44.8628893195217 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) traded up $0.10 during trading on Thursday, hitting $14.95. 10,500 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 17,973. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a current ratio of 1.07. SI Financial Group has a 1-year low of $13.50 and a 1-year high of $16.45. The firm has a market cap of $181.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.26 and a beta of 0.31.

SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter. SI Financial Group had a net margin of 18.57% and a return on equity of 7.92%. The business had revenue of $13.38 million for the quarter.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 6th were given a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 3rd. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. SI Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 17.86%.

In other news, insider Rheo A. Brouillard sold 3,600 shares of SI Financial Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.31, for a total transaction of $55,116.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Rheo A. Brouillard sold 2,325 shares of SI Financial Group stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.66, for a total transaction of $34,084.50. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 58,068 shares in the company, valued at $851,276.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 9,525 shares of company stock worth $142,265. 4.88% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About SI Financial Group

SI Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to consumers and businesses in its market area, including insurance, trust and investment services.

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