Greene County Bancorp (GCBC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
News headlines about Greene County Bancorp (NASDAQ:GCBC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Greene County Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 47.8379000547292 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several brokerages have commented on GCBC. BidaskClub downgraded Greene County Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, July 28th. ValuEngine downgraded Greene County Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 5th.
Shares of Greene County Bancorp traded down $0.25, reaching $34.50, on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. The stock had a trading volume of 1,882 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,192. The company has a market cap of $295.02 million, a P/E ratio of 20.84 and a beta of 0.29. Greene County Bancorp has a 1 year low of $22.16 and a 1 year high of $38.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 0.71 and a quick ratio of 0.71.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. This is an increase from Greene County Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 14th.
In other news, Director Peter W. Hogan purchased 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $29.35 per share, for a total transaction of $58,700.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Over the last 90 days, insiders bought 3,908 shares of company stock worth $117,231. Company insiders own 7.60% of the company’s stock.
About Greene County Bancorp
Greene County Bancorp, Inc operates as a holding company for The Bank of Greene County that provides various financial services. Its deposit products include savings, NOW accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit and non-interest bearing checking accounts, and individual retirement accounts.
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