News articles about Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PGC) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.992094151521 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. BidaskClub lowered shares of Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and set a $38.50 price target on shares of Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $35.75.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ PGC) remained flat at $$32.36 during mid-day trading on Friday. 46,126 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 40,768. The firm has a market capitalization of $590.88, a PE ratio of 16.66 and a beta of 1.02. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation has a 52-week low of $25.79 and a 52-week high of $35.85. The company has a quick ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PGC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $38.82 million during the quarter. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation had a net margin of 20.36% and a return on equity of 9.54%.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 8th. Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation’s payout ratio is 10.53%.

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About Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company’s principal subsidiary is Peapack-Gladstone Bank (the Bank), which is a state chartered commercial bank. The Company operates through two segments: Banking and Private Wealth Management Division. The Banking segment includes commercial, commercial real estate, multifamily, residential and consumer lending activities; deposit generation; operation of automated teller machines (ATMs); telephone and Internet banking services; merchant credit card services, and customer support sales.

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