Media stories about Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ:PVBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Provident Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.495113937376 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Provident Bancorp (NASDAQ PVBC) traded up $0.20 during trading on Friday, reaching $23.50. 3,808 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,230. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68. Provident Bancorp has a 12-month low of $16.45 and a 12-month high of $25.80. The stock has a market cap of $226.26, a PE ratio of 27.33 and a beta of 0.30.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Provident Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

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About Provident Bancorp

Provident Bancorp, Inc is the holding company of The Provident Bank. The Provident Bank is a community bank that serves the banking needs of its customers. The Provident Bank operates from its main office and over two branch offices in the Northeastern Massachusetts area and over four branch offices in Southeastern New Hampshire, and one branch is located in Bedford, New Hampshire.

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