Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) Share Price

Media coverage about BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BofI earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3356733191359 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Stephens restated a “buy” rating and set a $39.00 target price on shares of BofI in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BofI from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Sandler O’Neill restated a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of BofI in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. BidaskClub upgraded BofI from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “market perform” rating and set a $31.00 target price on shares of BofI in a report on Monday, October 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $36.00.

BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) traded down $2.05 during trading on Monday, reaching $34.53. The company had a trading volume of 949,915 shares, compared to its average volume of 852,307. The company has a market capitalization of $2,286.23, a PE ratio of 16.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 0.45. BofI has a fifty-two week low of $21.60 and a fifty-two week high of $38.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a quick ratio of 1.14 and a current ratio of 1.15.

BofI (NASDAQ:BOFI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $101.31 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $100.29 million. BofI had a return on equity of 17.27% and a net margin of 28.37%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.50 earnings per share. research analysts predict that BofI will post 2.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Mosich Nick sold 18,308 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.75, for a total value of $508,047.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 83,018 shares in the company, valued at $2,303,749.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 6.24% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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BofI Company Profile

BofI Holding, Inc (BofI) is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a diversified financial services company. The Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its branchless, low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. The Bank has deposit and loan customers, including consumer and business checking, savings and time deposit accounts and financing for single family and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.

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