Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (OVBC) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
Media headlines about Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:OVBC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.1051525515429 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (OVBC) opened at 30.55 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $33.74 and its 200 day moving average price is $31.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $143.07 million, a PE ratio of 19.24 and a beta of 0.07. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. has a 52-week low of $21.60 and a 52-week high of $37.50.
Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:OVBC) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $12.18 million for the quarter. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. had a return on equity of 6.88% and a net margin of 14.18%.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 10th. Investors of record on Friday, July 28th were given a $0.21 dividend. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.75%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, July 26th. Ohio Valley Banc Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 53.50%.
About Ohio Valley Banc Corp.
Ohio Valley Banc Corp. is a financial holding company. The Company has a banking subsidiary, The Ohio Valley Bank Company (the Bank). The Company’s financial service operations are aggregated in two segments: banking and consumer finance. The Company also owns nonbank subsidiaries, which include Loan Central, Inc, which engages in lending; Ohio Valley Financial Services Agency, LLC, which is used to facilitate the receipt of commissions on insurances sold by the Bank and Loan Central, and OVBC Captive, Inc, a limited purpose property and casualty insurance company.
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