Headlines about Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flagstar Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 45.0596913769673 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE FBC) traded up $0.06 on Wednesday, hitting $36.45. The stock had a trading volume of 161,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 185,034. The company has a quick ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.04. The firm has a market cap of $2,080.84, a PE ratio of 15.42 and a beta of 1.01. Flagstar Bancorp has a 1-year low of $25.06 and a 1-year high of $38.26.

Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The savings and loans company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $103.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $100.80 million. Flagstar Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.77% and a net margin of 14.56%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 28.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.96 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Flagstar Bancorp will post 2.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Flagstar Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. FBR & Co reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 target price (up from $35.00) on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Flagstar Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $39.57.

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About Flagstar Bancorp

Flagstar Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through its principal subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, FSB. It operates through four segments: Community Banking, Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, and Other. Through Mortgage Originations segment, it originates, acquires and sells one- to four-family residential mortgage loans.

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