Media coverage about Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Territorial Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.0132105892291 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on TBNK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Territorial Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 28th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Territorial Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of Territorial Bancorp in a research report on Friday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $33.00.

Territorial Bancorp stock traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $29.82. 5,318 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,386. Territorial Bancorp has a one year low of $29.14 and a one year high of $33.00. The firm has a market cap of $289.56 million, a PE ratio of 16.75 and a beta of 0.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.92.

Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.53. Territorial Bancorp had a net margin of 21.63% and a return on equity of 7.74%. The business had revenue of $15.74 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.20 million. research analysts anticipate that Territorial Bancorp will post 2.07 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 9th were given a dividend of $0.22 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 8th. This is a positive change from Territorial Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.95%. Territorial Bancorp’s payout ratio is presently 49.44%.

About Territorial Bancorp

Territorial Bancorp Inc operates as the holding company for Territorial Savings Bank that provides various financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The company offers a range of deposit accounts, including passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, commercial and regular checking accounts, and NOW accounts.

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