Media coverage about Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Farmers Capital Bank earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.9201575573817 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) opened at $40.65 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a current ratio of 0.79 and a quick ratio of 0.79. The stock has a market cap of $299.51, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.11 and a beta of 0.90. Farmers Capital Bank has a 12 month low of $34.05 and a 12 month high of $44.65.

Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $19.72 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $19.42 million. Farmers Capital Bank had a net margin of 19.59% and a return on equity of 8.66%. equities research analysts anticipate that Farmers Capital Bank will post 2.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.125 dividend. This is a boost from Farmers Capital Bank’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. Farmers Capital Bank’s payout ratio is currently 23.92%.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on FFKT. BidaskClub cut shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. ValuEngine raised shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of Farmers Capital Bank in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd.

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Farmers Capital Bank Company Profile

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their bank affiliate United Bank & Capital Trust Company operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.

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