News articles about ASB Bancorp (NASDAQ:ASBB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ASB Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.4188057135352 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of ASB Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th.

ASB Bancorp (ASBB) remained flat at $$45.10 during trading hours on Friday. ASB Bancorp has a 12 month low of $25.73 and a 12 month high of $46.00.

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About ASB Bancorp

ASB Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Asheville Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Bank. The Bank is a chartered savings bank. It operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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