News articles about Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) have been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.8160794951571 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG) opened at 33.93 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $33.16 and a 200 day moving average of $33.14. The stock has a market cap of $256.85 million, a P/E ratio of 18.74 and a beta of 0.56. Bankwell Financial Group has a 52-week low of $23.00 and a 52-week high of $38.50.

Several research firms recently commented on BWFG. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Bankwell Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of Bankwell Financial Group in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.

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In other Bankwell Financial Group news, Director James A. Fieber sold 2,856 shares of Bankwell Financial Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.13, for a total value of $94,619.28. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP David P. Dineen sold 1,218 shares of Bankwell Financial Group stock in a transaction on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.77, for a total transaction of $43,567.86. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 5,625 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $201,206.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 11,218 shares of company stock valued at $374,654. 22.37% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Bankwell Financial Group Company Profile

Bankwell Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank. The Bank provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers, concentrated in the Fairfield and New Haven Counties region of Connecticut.

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