Media headlines about Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank of South Carolina Corp. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 47.6313761328416 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ BKSC) traded up $0.21 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $18.97. The stock had a trading volume of 566 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,186. Bank of South Carolina Corp. has a 1-year low of $17.35 and a 1-year high of $23.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $93.49, a P/E ratio of 17.86 and a beta of 0.28.

Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 12th. The bank reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Bank of South Carolina Corp. had a return on equity of 12.85% and a net margin of 29.42%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 10th were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 6th. This is a boost from Bank of South Carolina Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. Bank of South Carolina Corp.’s payout ratio is currently 57.14%.

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In related news, insider Sheryl G. Sharry purchased 2,151 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $18.98 per share, for a total transaction of $40,825.98. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 55,055 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,044,943.90. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In the last 90 days, insiders have bought 4,880 shares of company stock valued at $81,163. Corporate insiders own 28.87% of the company’s stock.

Bank of South Carolina Corp. Company Profile

Bank of South Carolina Corporation is a financial institution holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its subsidiary, The Bank of South Carolina (the Bank). The Bank is a commercial bank, which operates principally in the Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley counties of South Carolina.

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