Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports
Headlines about Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Blue Hills Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.3797646588238 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) traded down 0.77% during trading on Monday, reaching $19.25. 95,201 shares of the company were exchanged. Blue Hills Bancorp has a 12 month low of $13.78 and a 12 month high of $19.73. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $18.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $18.19. The firm has a market capitalization of $461.08 million, a PE ratio of 27.42 and a beta of 0.23.
Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The bank reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $20.92 million during the quarter. Blue Hills Bancorp had a net margin of 17.56% and a return on equity of 2.95%. On average, analysts expect that Blue Hills Bancorp will post $0.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Blue Hills Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st.
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About Blue Hills Bancorp
Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for the Blue Hills Bank (the Bank). Blue Hills Bank is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank provided financial services to individuals, families, small to mid-size businesses and government and non-profit organizations online and through its 11 full-service branch offices located in Brookline, Dedham, Hyde Park, Milton, Nantucket, Norwood, West Roxbury, and Westwood, Massachusetts.
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