Headlines about Capital City Bank Group (NASDAQ:CCBG) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capital City Bank Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.3225906452305 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

CCBG stock traded up $0.01 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $24.43. 100 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 15,149. The stock has a market cap of $414.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.76 and a beta of 0.68. The company has a quick ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. Capital City Bank Group has a fifty-two week low of $19.76 and a fifty-two week high of $26.50.

Capital City Bank Group (NASDAQ:CCBG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $35.31 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $35.10 million. Capital City Bank Group had a net margin of 11.38% and a return on equity of 6.55%. equities analysts forecast that Capital City Bank Group will post 1.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.47%. This is a boost from Capital City Bank Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 31st. Capital City Bank Group’s payout ratio is 31.82%.

A number of research firms recently issued reports on CCBG. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Capital City Bank Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Capital City Bank Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Capital City Bank Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 target price on shares of Capital City Bank Group in a report on Thursday, July 26th. Finally, Stephens restated a “hold” rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of Capital City Bank Group in a report on Tuesday, July 31st. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Capital City Bank Group presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $27.00.

Capital City Bank Group Company Profile

Capital City Bank Group, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Capital City Bank that provides a range of banking and banking-related services to individual and corporate clients in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. It offers financing for commercial business properties, equipment, inventories, and accounts receivable, as well as commercial leasing and letters of credit; treasury management services; and merchant credit card transaction processing services.

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