Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Bar Harbor Bankshares (BHB) Share Price
Headlines about Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. Bar Harbor Bankshares earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1363446615598 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, TheStreet cut Bar Harbor Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th.
Shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $27.77. The stock had a trading volume of 11,549 shares, compared to its average volume of 20,733. Bar Harbor Bankshares has a 12 month low of $24.96 and a 12 month high of $33.41.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.1867 dividend. This represents a $0.75 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.
In other news, Director Stephen W. Ensign sold 1,100 shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.02, for a total value of $34,122.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 50,655 shares in the company, valued at $1,571,318.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Stephen W. Ensign sold 3,300 shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.26, for a total transaction of $103,158.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 50,655 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,583,475.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have purchased 5,975 shares of company stock valued at $157,902 in the last quarter.
Bar Harbor Bankshares Company Profile
Bar Harbor Bankshares is a bank holding company. The Company’s operating subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the Bank), is a community bank, which offers a range of deposit, loan and related banking products, as well as brokerage services provided through a third-party brokerage arrangement. In addition, the Company offers trust and investment management services through its second tier subsidiary, Bar Harbor Trust Services, a Maine chartered non-depository trust company.
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