Media headlines about Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLO) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ames National Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 60 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

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Ames National Corporation (NASDAQ ATLO) remained flat at $30.25 during mid-day trading on Tuesday. The company had a trading volume of 1,840 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $281.63 million, a PE ratio of 18.12 and a beta of 0.73. Ames National Corporation has a 52 week low of $24.85 and a 52 week high of $37.45. The company’s 50 day moving average is $30.61 and its 200 day moving average is $31.66.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.22 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, July 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.91%.

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About Ames National Corporation

Ames National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through banking segment. The Company owns five banking subsidiaries consisting of two national banks and three state-chartered banks. All of its operations are conducted in the State of Iowa and primarily within the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk and Story where the Company’s banking subsidiaries are located.

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