Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Southwest Bancorp (OKSB) Stock Price
Headlines about Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:OKSB) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Southwest Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.0158873440994 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Simmons First National completes acquisition of Southwest Bancorp (stwnewspress.com)
- Southwest Bancorp, Inc. (OKSB) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Southwest Bancorp Inc (OKSB): What Are The Future Prospects? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of OKSB earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jul-14 1:30pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- Edited Transcript of OKSB earnings conference call or presentation 22-Oct-14 1:30pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ OKSB) traded up 0.35% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $28.45. The company had a trading volume of 453,024 shares. Southwest Bancorp has a one year low of $17.07 and a one year high of $29.70. The company’s 50 day moving average is $26.88 and its 200-day moving average is $25.74. The company has a market cap of $531.59 million, a P/E ratio of 25.18 and a beta of 0.98.
OKSB has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Southwest Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 target price on shares of Southwest Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Stephens reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Southwest Bancorp in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upgraded Southwest Bancorp from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, UBS AG upgraded Southwest Bancorp from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $26.33.
About Southwest Bancorp
Southwest Bancorp, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company operates in four segments: Oklahoma Banking, Texas Banking, Kansas Banking and Other Operations. The Oklahoma Banking segment provides deposit and lending services and consists of residential mortgage lending services to customers. The Texas Banking segment and the Kansas Banking segment provide deposit and lending services.
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