News coverage about Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Stock Yards Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.4995700221595 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on SYBT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 29th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th.

Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT) remained flat at $$38.05 on Friday. 56,464 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 40,586. Stock Yards Bancorp has a one year low of $31.90 and a one year high of $48.05. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The company has a market capitalization of $862.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.58 and a beta of 0.68.

Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The bank reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $37.27 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $37.81 million. Stock Yards Bancorp had a net margin of 28.57% and a return on equity of 13.51%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.46 EPS. analysts expect that Stock Yards Bancorp will post 1.91 EPS for the current year.

In related news, CEO David P. Heintzman sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.30, for a total value of $72,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 165,809 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,018,866.70. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO David P. Heintzman sold 1,264 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.55, for a total transaction of $49,991.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 165,809 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,557,745.95. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders purchased 257 shares of company stock valued at $9,329 and sold 7,014 shares valued at $264,511. 6.20% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Stock Yards Bancorp Company Profile

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank is a state chartered bank. The Company operates through two segments: commercial banking, and wealth management and trust. The commercial banking segment provides a full range of loan and deposit products to individual consumers and businesses, plus origination of consumer mortgages and securities brokerage activity.

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