Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds
Media coverage about Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Guaranty Bancshares earned a news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.4119444046891 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
GNTY has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Stephens restated a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) traded down 0.98% on Thursday, hitting $30.43. 18,242 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $30.77 and a 200 day moving average price of $31.19. Guaranty Bancshares has a 12-month low of $28.27 and a 12-month high of $36.38. The stock has a market cap of $334.97 million, a P/E ratio of 19.33 and a beta of 0.03.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $18.32 million during the quarter. On average, equities analysts expect that Guaranty Bancshares will post $1.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th were paid a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th.
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About Guaranty Bancshares
Guaranty Bancshares, Inc is the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty). Guaranty offers various solutions, such as personal banking, business banking, mortgage and wealth management. Its personal banking solutions include checking accounts, which include compare accounts, green checking, student checking, choice checking, guaranty interest checking, order checks and debit cards; savings accounts, which include regular savings, premier money market, certificate of deposit, individual retirement account (IRA) options and health savings account, and online banking, which includes money desktop and e-statements.
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