Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Premier Financial Bancorp (PFBI) Share Price
Headlines about Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Premier Financial Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.7182397389682 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) opened at 19.89 on Tuesday. Premier Financial Bancorp has a 1-year low of $14.81 and a 1-year high of $22.20. The stock has a market cap of $210.65 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.09 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $20.58 and a 200-day moving average price of $19.96.
Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The bank reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $17.40 million for the quarter. Premier Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 20.43% and a return on equity of 8.02%.
About Premier Financial Bancorp
Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc (Premier) is a multi-bank holding company. The Company’s banking subsidiaries (the Banks or Affiliate Banks) consist of Citizens Deposit Bank and Trust, Inc, Vanceburg, Kentucky and Premier Bank, Inc, Huntington, West Virginia. Through the Banks, the Company focuses on providing community banking services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses.
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