Anchor Bancorp (ANCB) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
Press coverage about Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Anchor Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 69 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) remained flat at $25.05 during mid-day trading on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $25.08 and a 200 day moving average of $25.81. Anchor Bancorp has a one year low of $22.61 and a one year high of $27.50. The company has a market capitalization of $62.73 million, a PE ratio of 30.25 and a beta of 0.64.
Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $5.21 million during the quarter. Anchor Bancorp had a net margin of 6.22% and a return on equity of 2.24%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Anchor Bancorp will post $1.01 EPS for the current year.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Anchor Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday.
About Anchor Bancorp
Anchor Bancorp is the bank holding company of Anchor Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community-based savings bank. As of June 30, 2016, the Bank primarily served Western Washington through its 10 full-service banking offices (including a Wal-Mart in-store location) located within Grays Harbor, Thurston, Lewis, Pierce and Mason counties, and a loan production office located in King County, Washington.
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