News stories about Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ:JXSB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jacksonville Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.7455186753462 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Jacksonville Bancorp (JXSB) traded down 1.4551% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $30.1301. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 419 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $54.17 million, a PE ratio of 17.9346 and a beta of 0.04. Jacksonville Bancorp has a 12 month low of $28.50 and a 12 month high of $37.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $29.88 and its 200-day moving average is $30.34.

Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ:JXSB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 11th. The bank reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $3.60 million for the quarter. Jacksonville Bancorp had a net margin of 19.39% and a return on equity of 6.35%.

In related news, Director Dean H. Hess bought 1,502 shares of Jacksonville Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $29.50 per share, for a total transaction of $44,309.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,850. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 22.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Jacksonville Bancorp

Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for Jacksonville Savings Bank (the Bank). The Bank is an Illinois-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of attracting retail deposits from the general public in its market area and using such funds, together with borrowings and funds from other sources, to originate mortgage loans secured by one- to four-family residential real estate, commercial and agricultural real estate, and home equity loans.

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