Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Farmers Capital Bank (FFKT) Stock Price
News headlines about Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. Farmers Capital Bank earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.6961900269261 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- ETFs with exposure to Farmers Capital Bank Corp. : December 15, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Should Value Investors Pick Farmers Capital (FFKT) Stock? (zacks.com)
- Insider Buying: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT) Director Purchases 250 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT) Director William C. Nash Purchases 405 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Farmers Capital Bank (FFKT) Cut to Sell at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Farmers Capital Bank in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd.
Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $19.72 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.42 million. Farmers Capital Bank had a net margin of 19.59% and a return on equity of 8.66%. research analysts forecast that Farmers Capital Bank will post 2.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. This is an increase from Farmers Capital Bank’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.23%. Farmers Capital Bank’s payout ratio is 23.92%.
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Farmers Capital Bank Company Profile
Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their bank affiliate United Bank & Capital Trust Company operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.
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