News headlines about Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Penns Woods Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.9897324995423 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on PWOD shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th.

Shares of Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ PWOD) traded down $0.23 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $49.50. 5,400 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,942. The firm has a market capitalization of $232.09, a PE ratio of 20.45 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.01. Penns Woods Bancorp has a 1-year low of $38.12 and a 1-year high of $52.65.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a $0.47 dividend. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.80%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 12th. Penns Woods Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 74.31%.

In other news, Director James M. Furey II sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.10, for a total value of $96,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 6,547 shares in the company, valued at $314,910.70. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders bought 1,300 shares of company stock valued at $59,573 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 3.63% of the company’s stock.

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Penns Woods Bancorp Company Profile

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries: Jersey Shore State Bank (JSSB) and Luzerne Bank (Luzerne) (collectively known as the Banks); Woods Real Estate Development Company, Inc; Woods Investment Company, Inc, and The M Group, a subsidiary of JSSB.

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