Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 20th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Monday, October 2nd will be paid a dividend of 0.01 per share by the financial services provider on Friday, October 13th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th.

Shares of Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) opened at 14.70 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $13.62 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.86. Peoples Financial Corporation has a 12 month low of $10.50 and a 12 month high of $16.40. The company has a market capitalization of $75.31 million, a P/E ratio of 60.00 and a beta of -0.03.

Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $6.43 million during the quarter. Peoples Financial Corporation had a return on equity of 1.38% and a net margin of 4.94%. Analysts expect that Peoples Financial Corporation will post $0.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Separately, ValuEngine raised Peoples Financial Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd.

About Peoples Financial Corporation

Peoples Financial Corporation is a bank holding company, which operates in the state of Mississippi through its subsidiary, The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi (the Bank). The Bank offers a range of services to individuals and small to middle market businesses within its trade area. The Bank’s primary lending focus is to offer business loans, commercial loans, real estate loans, construction loans, personal loans and installment loans, with an emphasis on commercial lending.

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