News coverage about Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ames National Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5053867670882 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Ames National Corporation (ATLO) opened at 30.45 on Friday. Ames National Corporation has a 12 month low of $26.60 and a 12 month high of $37.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $283.49 million, a PE ratio of 19.02 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a 50-day moving average of $28.36 and a 200-day moving average of $29.79.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 31st. Ames National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 55.00%.

Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of Ames National Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th.

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Ames National Corporation Company Profile

Ames National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through banking segment. The Company owns five banking subsidiaries consisting of two national banks and three state-chartered banks. All of its operations are conducted in the State of Iowa and primarily within the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk and Story where the Company’s banking subsidiaries are located.

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