Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) Share Price
Media stories about Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hingham Institution for Savings earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.2037191331866 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) traded down $0.59 on Friday, reaching $194.80. The company had a trading volume of 2,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,993. Hingham Institution for Savings has a twelve month low of $148.02 and a twelve month high of $203.01. The company has a market cap of $410.25, a PE ratio of 16.66 and a beta of 0.77.
Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 12th. The savings and loans company reported $2.97 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $16.41 million during the quarter.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 18th. Investors of record on Monday, October 9th were paid a $0.34 dividend. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 5th. This is a boost from Hingham Institution for Savings’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. Hingham Institution for Savings’s dividend payout ratio is 11.63%.
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Hingham Institution for Savings Company Profile
Hingham Institution for Savings (the Bank) is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank (the Bank). The Bank is principally engaged in the business of residential and commercial real estate mortgage lending, funded by a retail deposit network and borrowings. The Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses through its approximately 10 offices in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.
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