Eastern Virginia Bankshares (NASDAQ:EVBS) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
Headlines about Eastern Virginia Bankshares (NASDAQ:EVBS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eastern Virginia Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0501384033105 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Eastern Virginia Bankshares (EVBS) opened at 11.01 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $10.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.59. Eastern Virginia Bankshares has a one year low of $6.86 and a one year high of $11.71.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on EVBS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Eastern Virginia Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 target price on shares of Eastern Virginia Bankshares in a report on Friday, June 2nd.
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Eastern Virginia Bankshares Company Profile
Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its bank subsidiary, EVB (the Bank). EVB is a community bank focusing on small to medium-sized businesses and consumers in its coastal plain markets and the emerging suburbs outside of the Richmond, Tidewater, and southern Virginia areas.
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