Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.26

News coverage about Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hingham Institution for Savings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.1106499267809 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Separately, ValuEngine raised Hingham Institution for Savings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday.

Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ HIFS) traded up $8.24 during trading on Monday, hitting $235.25. The stock had a trading volume of 12,353 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,668. Hingham Institution for Savings has a 52-week low of $148.02 and a 52-week high of $237.15. The company has a market capitalization of $478.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.42 and a beta of 0.80.

Hingham Institution for Savings (NASDAQ:HIFS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 12th. The savings and loans company reported $2.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $16.41 million during the quarter.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Investors of record on Friday, January 5th will be given a $0.34 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 4th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.58%. Hingham Institution for Savings’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 11.63%.

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About Hingham Institution for Savings

Hingham Institution for Savings (the Bank) is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank (the Bank). The Bank is principally engaged in the business of residential and commercial real estate mortgage lending, funded by a retail deposit network and borrowings. The Bank provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses through its approximately 10 offices in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.

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