Somewhat Critical News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Community West Bancshares (CWBC) Share Price

Press coverage about Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) has trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community West Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of -0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3636063837448 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Community West Bancshares (CWBC) opened at $10.58 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $86.54, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.56 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.10 and a quick ratio of 1.01. Community West Bancshares has a one year low of $9.00 and a one year high of $10.75.

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $9.09 million during the quarter. Community West Bancshares had a net margin of 15.03% and a return on equity of 8.61%.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th were paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 13th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.51%. Community West Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 23.53%.

In other Community West Bancshares news, Director William R. Peeples sold 12,690 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.31, for a total transaction of $130,833.90. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 869,118 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,960,606.58. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 23.67% of the company’s stock.

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About Community West Bancshares

Community West Bancshares is a bank holding company. The Company provides full-service banking through its subsidiary, Community West Bank, N.A. (the Bank). Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of financial products and services to customers, including lending and deposit products. The Company focuses on professionals, small to mid-sized businesses and individual households.

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