News headlines about Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBBK) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bancorp earned a news impact score of 1.71 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the bank an news buzz score of 8 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Bancorp stock opened at $10.13 on Tuesday. Bancorp has a 12-month low of $8.64 and a 12-month high of $12.00. The company has a current ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 0.59 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $576.32 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.86 and a beta of 0.98.

Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBBK) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The bank reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by ($0.31). Bancorp had a net margin of 23.24% and a return on equity of 11.34%. The business had revenue of $121.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $120.75 million. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Bancorp will post 0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, October 31st. BidaskClub upgraded Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 6th. ValuEngine cut Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. Finally, TheStreet cut Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $11.67.

In other news, Director Daniel G. Cohen sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.63, for a total transaction of $240,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 11.10% of the company’s stock.

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About Bancorp

The Bancorp, Inc operates as the financial holding company for The Bancorp Bank that provides banking products and services in the United States. The company offers a range of deposit products and services, including checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, commercial accounts, and retirement accounts.

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