Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) Share Price

Media stories about Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing 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. Bank Mutual earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5171810023095 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on BKMU shares. BidaskClub upgraded Bank Mutual from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bank Mutual from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Bank Mutual in a report on Thursday, October 19th.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ BKMU) opened at $10.40 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $477.76, a P/E ratio of 35.86, a PEG ratio of 4.08 and a beta of 0.55. Bank Mutual has a twelve month low of $8.60 and a twelve month high of $11.30. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $25.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.10 million. Bank Mutual had a return on equity of 6.59% and a net margin of 12.07%. research analysts predict that Bank Mutual will post 0.51 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, VP Christopher L. Mayne sold 16,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.79, for a total value of $178,035.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 74,500 shares in the company, valued at $803,855. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 10.00% of the company’s stock.

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Bank Mutual Company Profile

Bank Mutual Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company owns Bank Mutual (the Bank), a federally-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of community banking, which includes attracting deposits from and making loans to the general public and private businesses, as well as governmental and non-profit entities.

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