FCB Financial (FCB) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.09

News coverage about FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FCB Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 44.7514214010394 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several brokerages recently commented on FCB. Zacks Investment Research raised FCB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of FCB Financial in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $51.00 price objective on shares of FCB Financial in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. FCB Financial has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $56.00.

Shares of FCB Financial (FCB) opened at $56.60 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,450.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.19, a P/E/G ratio of 0.90 and a beta of 1.35. FCB Financial has a 12 month low of $39.90 and a 12 month high of $56.65. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 0.94.

FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The bank reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $84.21 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $87.16 million. FCB Financial had a return on equity of 11.42% and a net margin of 34.09%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.60 EPS. analysts expect that FCB Financial will post 2.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other FCB Financial news, Director Thomas E. Constance sold 1,641 shares of FCB Financial stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.00, for a total value of $80,409.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 3,641 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $178,409. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Stuart I. Oran sold 11,142 shares of FCB Financial stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.76, for a total value of $509,857.92. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 18,246 shares in the company, valued at approximately $834,936.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 759,042 shares of company stock worth $39,418,335 in the last ninety days. 15.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About FCB Financial

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company with a national bank subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates in the Community Banking segment. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided a range of financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, some large businesses, and other local organizations and entities through 46 branches in south and central Florida.

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