Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) Share Price
Media stories about Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Guaranty Bancshares earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.846091000026 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) traded up 1.52% on Friday, reaching $31.99. 14,288 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $30.48 and a 200 day moving average price of $31.22. Guaranty Bancshares has a 1-year low of $28.27 and a 1-year high of $36.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $352.15 million, a PE ratio of 20.32 and a beta of 0.01.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $18.32 million during the quarter. On average, analysts forecast that Guaranty Bancshares will post $1.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be issued a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th.
A number of research analysts recently issued reports on GNTY shares. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research note on Monday, June 5th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $34.00 price target for the company. Stephens set a $35.00 price target on shares of Guaranty Bancshares and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th.
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About Guaranty Bancshares
Guaranty Bancshares, Inc is the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty). Guaranty offers various solutions, such as personal banking, business banking, mortgage and wealth management. Its personal banking solutions include checking accounts, which include compare accounts, green checking, student checking, choice checking, guaranty interest checking, order checks and debit cards; savings accounts, which include regular savings, premier money market, certificate of deposit, individual retirement account (IRA) options and health savings account, and online banking, which includes money desktop and e-statements.
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