Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Xenith Bankshares (XBKS) Stock Price

Media headlines about Xenith Bankshares (NASDAQ:XBKS) have trended positive on Thursday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Xenith Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.40 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 43.8547022736829 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. The firm has a market cap of $785.39, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.18 and a beta of 1.01. Xenith Bankshares has a twelve month low of $22.61 and a twelve month high of $36.44.

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on XBKS shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Xenith Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Xenith Bankshares from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th.

In related news, EVP Wellington W. Cottrell III sold 4,217 shares of Xenith Bankshares stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.96, for a total value of $138,992.32. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 35,546 shares in the company, valued at $1,171,596.16. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders own 31.70% of the company’s stock.

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About Xenith Bankshares

Xenith Bankshares, Inc, formerly Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc, is a bank holding company for Xenith Bank. Xenith Bank is a commercial bank specifically targeting the banking needs of middle market and small businesses, local real estate developers and investors, and retail banking clients. Xenith Bank’s regional area of operations spans from Baltimore, Maryland, to Raleigh and eastern North Carolina, complementing its presence in greater Washington, DC, greater Richmond, Virginia, and greater Hampton Roads, Virginia.

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