Media headlines about Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Penns Woods Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3787754668212 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ PWOD) opened at 46.25 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $216.82 million, a P/E ratio of 18.57 and a beta of 1.00. Penns Woods Bancorp has a one year low of $38.12 and a one year high of $52.65. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $42.76 and a 200 day moving average of $42.08.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 12th will be given a $0.47 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 11th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.06%. Penns Woods Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 75.81%.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 11th. TheStreet raised shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, August 14th.

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About Penns Woods Bancorp

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries: Jersey Shore State Bank (JSSB) and Luzerne Bank (Luzerne) (collectively known as the Banks); Woods Real Estate Development Company, Inc; Woods Investment Company, Inc, and The M Group, a subsidiary of JSSB.

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