Media headlines about Bear State Financial (NASDAQ:BSF) have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bear State Financial earned a media sentiment score of -0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.2552194456324 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Bear State Financial from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday.

Bear State Financial (NASDAQ BSF) opened at $10.23 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49, a current ratio of 1.11 and a quick ratio of 1.11. The stock has a market cap of $387.12, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.60 and a beta of 1.22. Bear State Financial has a 12 month low of $8.66 and a 12 month high of $10.37.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.17%. Bear State Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.82%.

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Bear State Financial Company Profile

Bear State Financial, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company’s subsidiary Bear State Bank, N.A. (the Bank) is a community-oriented financial institution, which offers a range of retail and business deposit accounts, including noninterest bearing and interest bearing checking accounts, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts.

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