Media stories about ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ:ACNB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. ACNB Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.1576940097363 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of ACNB Corporation (ACNB) opened at 26.15 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $27.68 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.21. ACNB Corporation has a 52 week low of $24.45 and a 52 week high of $32.85. The company has a market capitalization of $183.44 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.82 and a beta of 0.23.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.04%. ACNB Corporation’s payout ratio is 45.20%.

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In other ACNB Corporation news, Director James J. Lott acquired 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $27.25 per share, for a total transaction of $27,250.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 8,718 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $237,565.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Vice Chairman Alan J. Stock acquired 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $26.36 per share, with a total value of $52,720.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 25,640 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $675,870.40. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders purchased 6,837 shares of company stock valued at $185,362 over the last quarter. 2.75% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About ACNB Corporation

ACNB Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company’s banking operations are conducted through its operating subsidiary, ACNB Bank (the Bank), and offers a range of property and casualty, life and health insurance to both commercial and individual clients through its subsidiary, Russell Insurance Group, Inc (RIG).

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