News headlines about Wayne Savings Bancshares (NASDAQ:WAYN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wayne Savings Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.2250262723771 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Wayne Savings Bancshares (WAYN) opened at 18.00 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $49.57 million, a P/E ratio of 22.53 and a beta of 0.28. Wayne Savings Bancshares has a 52-week low of $13.75 and a 52-week high of $18.75. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.68 and a 200 day moving average of $17.52.

Wayne Savings Bancshares (NASDAQ:WAYN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The savings and loans company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter. Wayne Savings Bancshares had a net margin of 13.67% and a return on equity of 6.03%. The firm had revenue of $4.22 million during the quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 18th will be issued a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 17th. Wayne Savings Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 39.56%.

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About Wayne Savings Bancshares

Wayne Savings Bancshares, Inc is the unitary thrift holding company for Wayne Savings Community Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community-oriented institution, which offers a range of consumer and business financial services. The Bank’s primary lending and deposit gathering area includes Wayne, Holmes, Ashland, Medina and Stark counties, where it operates over 10 offices.

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