Media coverage about Athens Bancshares (NASDAQ:AFCB) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Athens Bancshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 47.457801202914 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Athens Bancshares (NASDAQ:AFCB) remained flat at $38.40 during mid-day trading on Monday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $37.33 and a 200-day moving average price of $35.76. The company has a market capitalization of $64.20 million and a P/E ratio of 17.30. Athens Bancshares has a 52-week low of $26.25 and a 52-week high of $45.00.

Athens Bancshares (NASDAQ:AFCB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter. Athens Bancshares had a net margin of 18.00% and a return on equity of 7.64%. The firm had revenue of $5.46 million during the quarter.

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About Athens Bancshares

Athens Bancshares Corporation is a holding company for Athens Federal Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a federally chartered savings bank. The Bank operates as a community oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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