Media coverage about Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ames National Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.1790027907103 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Ames National Corporation (ATLO) opened at 28.30 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $263.47 million, a PE ratio of 17.68 and a beta of 0.68. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $28.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $30.12. Ames National Corporation has a 12 month low of $26.60 and a 12 month high of $37.45.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 31st. Ames National Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 55.00%.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Ames National Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th.

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Ames National Corporation Company Profile

Ames National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through banking segment. The Company owns five banking subsidiaries consisting of two national banks and three state-chartered banks. All of its operations are conducted in the State of Iowa and primarily within the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk and Story where the Company’s banking subsidiaries are located.

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