Headlines about County Bancorp (NASDAQ:ICBK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. County Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.9354810435523 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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ICBK has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of County Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of County Bancorp in a research report on Monday, October 23rd.

County Bancorp (NASDAQ ICBK) traded down $0.04 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $30.35. 5,500 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,441. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.11 and a quick ratio of 1.11. County Bancorp has a one year low of $20.85 and a one year high of $35.89. The company has a market capitalization of $202.54, a PE ratio of 17.96 and a beta of 0.50.

County Bancorp (NASDAQ:ICBK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.08. County Bancorp had a net margin of 19.80% and a return on equity of 9.24%. The company had revenue of $12.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $11.97 million. equities analysts forecast that County Bancorp will post 1.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 7th. County Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 14.20%.

In related news, insider Glen L. Stiteley bought 1,676 shares of County Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $25.36 per share, for a total transaction of $42,503.36. Following the completion of the purchase, the insider now owns 1,134 shares in the company, valued at $28,758.24. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Glen L. Stiteley bought 1,260 shares of County Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was bought at an average price of $30.00 per share, with a total value of $37,800.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 3,094 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $92,820. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 26.30% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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County Bancorp Company Profile

County Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company’s primary activities consist of holding the stock of its subsidiary bank, Investors Community Bank (the Bank), and providing banking and related business activities through the Bank and its other subsidiaries. It operates in the community banking segment.

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