News coverage about Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ:OSBC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Old Second Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.1318267103317 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several analysts have issued reports on OSBC shares. BidaskClub raised Old Second Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. ValuEngine raised Old Second Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Old Second Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $11.50 price target on shares of Old Second Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $12.17.

Shares of Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ OSBC) traded up 3.64% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $11.40. The stock had a trading volume of 76,368 shares. Old Second Bancorp has a 1-year low of $7.45 and a 1-year high of $12.75. The company has a market capitalization of $337.75 million, a P/E ratio of 18.39 and a beta of 1.33. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $11.48 and a 200 day moving average of $11.47.

In related news, Director William Kane sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.98, for a total value of $119,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Edward Bonifas bought 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $11.58 per share, for a total transaction of $34,740.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have bought 5,550 shares of company stock worth $62,594 and have sold 12,000 shares worth $143,660. 3.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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