News headlines about F.N.B. (NYSE:FNB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. F.N.B. earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.0125521408533 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
Shares of F.N.B. (FNB) traded down $0.01 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $14.35. The company had a trading volume of 1,910,177 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,261,108. F.N.B. has a 52 week low of $12.02 and a 52 week high of $16.33. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The company has a market cap of $4,670.84, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.52, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.96.
F.N.B. (NYSE:FNB) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The bank reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.24. F.N.B. had a return on equity of 6.69% and a net margin of 16.00%. The company had revenue of $295.14 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $295.89 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.24 EPS. analysts predict that F.N.B. will post 1.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
FNB has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of F.N.B. in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered F.N.B. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of F.N.B. in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Stephens initiated coverage on F.N.B. in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Finally, ValuEngine lowered F.N.B. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. F.N.B. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $17.10.
In other F.N.B. news, insider Robert M. Moorehead bought 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The shares were bought at an average price of $13.46 per share, for a total transaction of $67,300.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 25,312 shares in the company, valued at $340,699.52. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Frank C. Mencini bought 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $12.93 per share, for a total transaction of $25,860.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 8,500 shares of company stock worth $113,350. 1.21% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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F.N.B. Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Community Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance and Consumer Finance. Its Community Banking segment consists of First National Bank of Pennsylvania (FNBPA), which offers services, including commercial and individual demand, savings and time deposit accounts and commercial, mortgage and individual installment loans.
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