News articles about Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news 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. Farmers Capital Bank earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.3028416919353 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
FFKT stock traded down $0.50 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $53.10. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 219 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,341. The company has a market cap of $402.69 million, a P/E ratio of 22.31 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a current ratio of 0.83. Farmers Capital Bank has a 12 month low of $32.60 and a 12 month high of $55.05.
Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 18th. The bank reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $19.66 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.40 million. Farmers Capital Bank had a return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 17.21%. research analysts predict that Farmers Capital Bank will post 2.9 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be issued a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.94%. Farmers Capital Bank’s payout ratio is currently 21.01%.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Farmers Capital Bank from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 20th. BidaskClub lowered Farmers Capital Bank from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 13th. Sandler O’Neill lowered Farmers Capital Bank to a “hold” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Monday, April 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine raised Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, April 21st. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.00.
Farmers Capital Bank Company Profile
Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their bank affiliate United Bank & Capital Trust Company operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.
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