Preferred Bank (PFBC) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
News headlines about Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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. Preferred Bank earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.208155909056 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ PFBC) opened at $66.70 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $875.55, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.97. Preferred Bank has a 1-year low of $46.88 and a 1-year high of $67.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 22nd. The bank reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.90 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $35.78 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $36.37 million. Preferred Bank had a net margin of 26.51% and a return on equity of 16.69%. equities research analysts expect that Preferred Bank will post 4.57 earnings per share for the current year.
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About Preferred Bank
Preferred Bank is a commercial bank. The Bank provides deposit services, as well as real estate finance, commercial loans and trade finance to small and mid-sized businesses and their owners, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and investors, professionals and high net worth individuals. The Bank offers various services, such as personal banking, business banking and treasury management.
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