Media stories about Green Bancorp (NASDAQ:GNBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty 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. Green Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1831150928593 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on GNBC shares. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target on shares of Green Bancorp in a report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Green Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price target on the stock in a report on Monday, November 20th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Green Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Green Bancorp in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on shares of Green Bancorp in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $24.25.
Shares of Green Bancorp (NASDAQ:GNBC) opened at $21.70 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $812.72, a P/E ratio of 23.44 and a beta of 2.12. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. Green Bancorp has a 1 year low of $13.00 and a 1 year high of $24.40.
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About Green Bancorp
Green Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s subsidiary, Green Bank, N.A., a nationally chartered commercial bank, provided commercial and private banking services primarily to Texas based customers through 22 full service branches in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and other markets.
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