News coverage about Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CBF) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capital Bank Financial Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0919903358315 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ CBF) opened at 37.40 on Friday. Capital Bank Financial Corp. has a 1-year low of $28.84 and a 1-year high of $45.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $38.19 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.66. The firm has a market cap of $1.93 billion, a PE ratio of 24.77 and a beta of 0.46.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 21st. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a $0.12 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.28%. Capital Bank Financial Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is presently 32.00%.

CBF has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $41.00 target price on Capital Bank Financial Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. FBR & Co cut Capital Bank Financial Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “mkt perform” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $45.00 to $44.00 in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Brean Capital cut Capital Bank Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Barclays PLC raised their target price on Capital Bank Financial Corp. from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Capital Bank Financial Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $43.33.

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About Capital Bank Financial Corp.

Capital Bank Financial Corp. is a bank holding company whose business is conducted through Capital Bank Corporation (the Bank). The Company, through its branches, offers a range of commercial and consumer loans and deposits, as well as ancillary financial services. It offers a range of commercial loan products, including owner occupied and non-owner occupied commercial real estate; construction; working capital loans and lines of credit; demand and time loans, and equipment, inventory and accounts receivable financing.

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