Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) Stock Price
Media headlines about Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Hingham Institution for Savings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.340114910137 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Hingham Institution for Savings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th.
Shares of Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) traded down 0.74% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $175.48. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 766 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $179.21 and a 200-day moving average price of $180.39. The stock has a market cap of $374.12 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.33 and a beta of 0.73. Hingham Institution for Savings has a 52-week low of $128.08 and a 52-week high of $203.01.
Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 13th. The savings and loans company reported $2.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $16.09 million during the quarter.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 10th were given a $0.32 dividend. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 6th. Hingham Institution for Savings’s dividend payout ratio is currently 11.65%.
Hingham Institution for Savings Company Profile
Hingham Institution for Savings (the Bank) is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank (the Bank). The Bank is principally engaged in the business of residential and commercial real estate mortgage lending, funded by a retail deposit network and borrowings. The Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses through its approximately 10 offices in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.
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