Shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) (NASDAQ:TCFC) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Zacks has also assigned Community Financial Corp(Maryland) an industry rank of 169 out of 255 based on the ratings given to related companies.

TCFC traded up $0.38 on Friday, hitting $33.93. 15,025 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,896. The company has a 50 day moving average of $34.85 and a 200-day moving average of $33.13. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $187.36 million, a PE ratio of 12.57 and a beta of 0.37. Community Financial Cor has a 12-month low of $27.30 and a 12-month high of $36.23.

Community Financial Corp(Maryland) (NASDAQ:TCFC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.72 by ($0.06). Community Financial Corp(Maryland) had a net margin of 19.79% and a return on equity of 9.32%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 29th. Investors of record on Monday, January 20th will be issued a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 16th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.47%. Community Financial Corp(Maryland)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 19.92%.

In related news, CEO William J. Pasenelli purchased 1,411 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 31st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $34.83 per share, for a total transaction of $49,145.13. Also, Director Joseph V. Stone, Jr. purchased 4,233 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 31st. The stock was bought at an average price of $34.83 per share, with a total value of $147,435.39. 10.95% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. State Street Corp grew its stake in shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) by 2.0% during the third quarter. State Street Corp now owns 66,809 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,236,000 after acquiring an additional 1,338 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) by 47.5% in the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 10,763 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $360,000 after buying an additional 3,465 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) by 10.4% in the 3rd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 7,713 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $258,000 after buying an additional 725 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 218,789 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,380,000 after buying an additional 3,210 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Community Financial Corp(Maryland) by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 220,177 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,427,000 after buying an additional 5,330 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 31.47% of the company’s stock.

Community Financial Corp(Maryland) Company Profile

The Community Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake that provides commercial and retail banking services to individuals and businesses. Its deposit products include savings, money market, demand deposit, IRA, SEP, and time deposit accounts. The company also provides loan products, such as commercial real estate and other non-residential real estate, residential first mortgage, residential rental mortgage, construction and land development, home equity and second mortgage, commercial, consumer, and commercial equipment loans.

Featured Story: What do I need to know about analyst ratings?

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Community Financial Corp(Maryland) (TCFC)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Receive News & Ratings for Community Financial Corp(Maryland) Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Community Financial Corp(Maryland) and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.