Media headlines about ConnectOne Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNOB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. ConnectOne Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7744086302042 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of research firms have issued reports on CNOB. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $30.50 target price on shares of ConnectOne Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 target price on shares of ConnectOne Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised ConnectOne Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $30.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub raised ConnectOne Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $30.38.

ConnectOne Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNOB) opened at $26.65 on Thursday. ConnectOne Bancorp has a 52 week low of $21.04 and a 52 week high of $27.40. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $866.01, a PE ratio of 16.39 and a beta of 0.97.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 16th were paid a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 13th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.13%. ConnectOne Bancorp’s payout ratio is 31.58%.

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ConnectOne Bancorp Company Profile

ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company of ConnectOne Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community-based, full-service New Jersey-chartered commercial bank. The Bank offers a range of deposit and loan products. In addition, to attract the business of consumer and business customers, it also provides an array of other banking services.

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