Media headlines about Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ:JXSB) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Jacksonville Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.4363134995773 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ JXSB) remained flat at $29.76 on Tuesday. 21 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market cap of $53.12 million, a PE ratio of 17.93 and a beta of 0.04. The company has a 50-day moving average of $30.09 and a 200-day moving average of $30.37. Jacksonville Bancorp has a 52-week low of $28.36 and a 52-week high of $37.20.

Jacksonville Bancorp (NASDAQ:JXSB) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 11th. The bank reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $3.60 million during the quarter. Jacksonville Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.41% and a net margin of 19.13%.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 11th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th were given a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%.

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In related news, Director Dean H. Hess purchased 1,502 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 7th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $29.50 per share, with a total value of $44,309.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 300 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,850. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 22.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About Jacksonville Bancorp

Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for Jacksonville Savings Bank (the Bank). The Bank is an Illinois-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of attracting retail deposits from the general public in its market area and using such funds, together with borrowings and funds from other sources, to originate mortgage loans secured by one- to four-family residential real estate, commercial and agricultural real estate, and home equity loans.

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