Press coverage about Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Opus Bank earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.1217075304266 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on OPB. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Opus Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Opus Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Opus Bank from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 15th. Finally, FIG Partners lowered shares of Opus Bank from an “outperform” rating to a “market-perform” rating in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.80.

Shares of NASDAQ OPB traded up $0.40 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $28.25. The company had a trading volume of 66,186 shares, compared to its average volume of 117,221. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $954.59 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.96 and a beta of 0.91. Opus Bank has a 1-year low of $21.06 and a 1-year high of $30.95.

Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) last issued its earnings results on Monday, July 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $62.45 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.65 million. Opus Bank had a return on equity of 5.96% and a net margin of 16.83%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.21 EPS. analysts anticipate that Opus Bank will post 1.47 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 2nd were paid a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.56%. Opus Bank’s dividend payout ratio is currently 29.53%.

About Opus Bank

Opus Bank provides various banking products, services, and solutions for small to mid-sized companies, entrepreneurs, real estate investors, professionals, and high net worth individuals. It offers demand deposits, checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit.

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