News coverage about Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank Mutual earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3239742396788 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) opened at $10.70 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40. The stock has a market cap of $492.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 5.84 and a beta of 0.55. Bank Mutual has a twelve month low of $8.60 and a twelve month high of $10.98.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.02). The company had revenue of $24.94 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $24.50 million. Bank Mutual had a net margin of 14.19% and a return on equity of 5.72%. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.10 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Bank Mutual will post 0.37 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 17th were issued a dividend of $0.055 per share. This represents a $0.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 16th. Bank Mutual’s payout ratio is 64.71%.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on BKMU. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Bank Mutual from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Bank Mutual from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price objective on shares of Bank Mutual in a report on Thursday, October 19th.

In other news, insider Michael W. Dosland sold 32,493 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.53, for a total value of $342,151.29. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 36,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $388,630.71. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Gregory A. Larson sold 17,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.60, for a total transaction of $189,740.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 117,144 shares in the company, valued at $1,241,726.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 66,893 shares of company stock worth $709,926. Insiders own 10.00% of the company’s stock.

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Bank Mutual Company Profile

Bank Mutual Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company owns Bank Mutual (the Bank), a federally-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of community banking, which includes attracting deposits from and making loans to the general public and private businesses, as well as governmental and non-profit entities.

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