Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect DNB Financial (DNBF) Stock Price

News headlines about DNB Financial (NASDAQ:DNBF) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog 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. DNB Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.072711427796 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

DNB Financial (NASDAQ DNBF) traded down $0.45 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $34.90. The stock had a trading volume of 3,946 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,693. DNB Financial has a fifty-two week low of $28.00 and a fifty-two week high of $35.85. The firm has a market cap of $147.92, a P/E ratio of 15.79 and a beta of 0.22. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69.

DNB Financial (NASDAQ:DNBF) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $10.74 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.30 million. DNB Financial had a net margin of 19.77% and a return on equity of 8.33%. equities analysts forecast that DNB Financial will post 2.2 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 30th. DNB Financial’s dividend payout ratio is presently 12.67%.

A number of research firms have commented on DNBF. ValuEngine downgraded DNB Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research downgraded DNB Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 26th.

In other DNB Financial news, Director Mildred C. Joyner sold 3,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.31, for a total value of $124,912.50. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 18,791 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $625,928.21. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 18.42% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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About DNB Financial

DNB Financial Corporation is a bank holding company for DNB First, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates through the Community Banking segment. The Bank is a commercial bank providing a range of services to individuals and small to medium sized businesses in the southeastern Pennsylvania market area, including accepting time, demand and savings deposits, and making secured and unsecured commercial, real estate and consumer loans.

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