Media coverage about Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIB) has trended somewhat negative this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Porter Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.1038584485967 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Porter Bancorp (PBIB) traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $14.37. 4,600 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,490. Porter Bancorp has a 52-week low of $8.11 and a 52-week high of $15.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 0.83.

Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter. Porter Bancorp had a negative net margin of 3.65% and a negative return on equity of 4.42%. The firm had revenue of $8.97 million for the quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Porter Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, November 27th.

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About Porter Bancorp

Porter Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, PBI Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community bank with a range of commercial and personal banking products. It offers retail and commercial deposit products. It offers drive-in banking facilities, automatic teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, credit cards, debit cards, Internet banking, mobile banking, treasury management services, remote deposit services, electronic funds transfers through automated clearing house services, domestic and foreign wire transfers, cash management, vault services, and loan and deposit sweep accounts.

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