Press coverage about BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BSB Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 41.0696978420477 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.

Shares of BLMT traded up $0.15 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $32.85. 100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,826. The firm has a market cap of $319.85 million, a PE ratio of 14.26 and a beta of 0.35. The company has a quick ratio of 1.44, a current ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.49. BSB Bancorp has a one year low of $27.25 and a one year high of $36.50.

BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $16.81 million during the quarter. BSB Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.74% and a net margin of 20.47%.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered BSB Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 22nd.

About BSB Bancorp

BSB Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Belmont Savings Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to small businesses, municipalities, nonprofit organizations, and other customers in the United States. Its deposit products include relationship checking accounts for consumers and businesses, passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, interest on lawyer trust accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as commercial, municipal, and regular checking accounts.

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