Auburn National Bancorporation (AUBN) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
Media stories about Auburn National Bancorporation (NASDAQ:AUBN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Auburn National Bancorporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.4355147140914 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Auburn National Bancorporation (AUBN) traded down 0.30% on Monday, reaching $36.38. 2,570 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $36.01 and its 200-day moving average price is $34.80. The company has a market capitalization of $132.53 million, a P/E ratio of 16.75 and a beta of 0.25. Auburn National Bancorporation has a 12 month low of $27.14 and a 12 month high of $37.81.
Auburn National Bancorporation (NASDAQ:AUBN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter. Auburn National Bancorporation had a return on equity of 9.43% and a net margin of 26.10%. The firm had revenue of $6.89 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Auburn National Bancorporation will post $1.48 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.52%. Auburn National Bancorporation’s payout ratio is currently 42.20%.
In other Auburn National Bancorporation news, major shareholder Emil F. Wright, Jr. sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.00, for a total transaction of $36,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 276,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,943,200. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Edward L. Spencer, Jr. bought 14,800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $35.80 per share, with a total value of $529,840.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 649,006 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $23,234,414.80. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have acquired 17,575 shares of company stock valued at $629,229 in the last ninety days. Company insiders own 24.58% of the company’s stock.
About Auburn National Bancorporation
Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary AuburnBank (the Bank), which is a commercial bank located in Auburn, Alabama. The Bank provides a range of banking services in its primary market area, Lee County, which includes the Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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