Headlines about Bank of the James Financial Group (NASDAQ:BOTJ) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank of the James Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2199280349084 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Shares of Bank of the James Financial Group (NASDAQ:BOTJ) traded down 2.07% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $14.65. The company had a trading volume of 272 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $14.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.91. The company has a market capitalization of $64.14 million, a P/E ratio of 22.20 and a beta of 0.76. Bank of the James Financial Group has a one year low of $12.41 and a one year high of $18.50.

Bank of the James Financial Group (NASDAQ:BOTJ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $6.60 million during the quarter. Bank of the James Financial Group had a net margin of 10.33% and a return on equity of 5.68%.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. Bank of the James Financial Group’s payout ratio is presently 36.92%.

In related news, Director Lydia K. Langley bought 5,300 shares of Bank of the James Financial Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 20th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $14.59 per share, with a total value of $77,327.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 18,494 shares in the company, valued at $269,827.46. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Over the last ninety days, insiders purchased 5,770 shares of company stock valued at $84,337. Company insiders own 9.33% of the company’s stock.

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About Bank of the James Financial Group

Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for Bank of the James (Bank). The Bank is a Virginia banking corporation engaged in general retail and commercial banking business. The Company conducts two principal activities: general retail and commercial banking through the Bank and mortgage origination services through Bank of the James Mortgage, a division of the Bank.

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