News headlines about First Interstate BancSystem (NASDAQ:FIBK) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news 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. First Interstate BancSystem earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.514342480157 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Several research analysts recently issued reports on FIBK shares. BidaskClub lowered First Interstate BancSystem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $41.00 price objective on shares of First Interstate BancSystem in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. ValuEngine lowered First Interstate BancSystem from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised First Interstate BancSystem from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.00.

Shares of First Interstate BancSystem (FIBK) traded up 0.79% on Thursday, hitting $38.40. The stock had a trading volume of 5,470 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $35.97 and a 200-day moving average price of $37.10. The company has a market cap of $2.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.58 and a beta of 1.17. First Interstate BancSystem has a 12-month low of $30.70 and a 12-month high of $45.35.

First Interstate BancSystem (NASDAQ:FIBK) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. First Interstate BancSystem had a return on equity of 9.44% and a net margin of 21.08%. The business had revenue of $116.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.97 million. On average, equities analysts expect that First Interstate BancSystem will post $2.29 earnings per share for the current year.

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First Interstate BancSystem Company Profile

First Interstate BancSystem, Inc is a financial and bank holding company. The Company, through its bank subsidiary First Interstate Bank (the Bank), delivers a range of banking products and services to individuals, businesses, municipalities and other entities. The Company also, through its subsidiary Bank of the Cascades, offers full-service community banking through 46 branches in Oregon, Idaho and Washington.

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