Headlines about Community Trust Bancorp (NASDAQ:CTBI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Trust Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0674563530336 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several brokerages have commented on CTBI. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Community Trust Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. BidaskClub upgraded Community Trust Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 10th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Community Trust Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 2nd.

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Shares of NASDAQ CTBI opened at $46.35 on Tuesday. Community Trust Bancorp has a 52 week low of $40.33 and a 52 week high of $51.90. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. The stock has a market capitalization of $802.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.55 and a beta of 0.67.

Community Trust Bancorp (NASDAQ:CTBI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.74 by ($0.02). Community Trust Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.52% and a net margin of 25.22%. The company had revenue of $47.52 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.00 million. equities analysts forecast that Community Trust Bancorp will post 3.3 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Sunday, April 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 15th were paid a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 14th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.85%. Community Trust Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is currently 47.14%.

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Community Trust Bancorp Company Profile

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Community Trust Bank, Inc that provides commercial and personal banking services to small and mid-sized communities. The company accepts time and demand deposits, Keogh plans, and savings certificates, as well as checking and savings, individual retirement, NOW, and money market accounts.

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