Press coverage about Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ:NCBS) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Nicolet Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.4693810412486 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Nicolet Bankshares (NASDAQ NCBS) opened at $53.51 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $539.78, a P/E ratio of 16.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.32 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08. Nicolet Bankshares has a 52 week low of $45.00 and a 52 week high of $61.98.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Maxim Group boosted their price objective on Nicolet Bankshares from $59.00 to $65.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. ValuEngine cut Nicolet Bankshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. BidaskClub cut Nicolet Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. DA Davidson assumed coverage on Nicolet Bankshares in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $61.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Nicolet Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Nicolet Bankshares presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $61.88.

In other news, Director Michael J. Gilson sold 2,286 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $58.00, for a total value of $132,588.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Patrick Joseph Madson sold 1,027 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.65, for a total value of $59,206.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 13.90% of the company’s stock.

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About Nicolet Bankshares

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company conducts operations through its subsidiary, Nicolet National Bank (the Bank), which is a commercial bank. The Company also owns investment advisory firms, Brookfield Investment Partners, LLC, which provides investment strategy and transactional services to select community banks, and Nicolet Advisory Services, LLC, which conducts brokerage and financial advisory services primarily to individual consumers.

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