Headlines about Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clifton Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 43.727482039818 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) opened at $15.91 on Wednesday. Clifton Bancorp has a twelve month low of $15.20 and a twelve month high of $17.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.53. The firm has a market capitalization of $354.03, a P/E ratio of 72.32 and a beta of 0.37.

Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) last posted its earnings results on Friday, February 2nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.01. Clifton Bancorp had a return on equity of 2.44% and a net margin of 9.23%. The firm had revenue of $8.56 million for the quarter.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th were issued a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.51%. Clifton Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 109.10%.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Clifton Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. TheStreet downgraded Clifton Bancorp from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th.

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About Clifton Bancorp

Clifton Bancorp Inc, formerly Clifton Savings Bancorp, Inc, is a savings and loan holding company that operates through its subsidiary, Clifton Savings Bank (Clifton Savings). Clifton Savings is a federally chartered savings bank. Clifton Savings operate as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in the market area.

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