Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Porter Bancorp (PBIB) Stock Price

News headlines about Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIB) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Porter Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.8929136341855 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Porter Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, November 27th.

Shares of Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIB) remained flat at $$14.00 during trading hours on Friday. 17,056 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,126. Porter Bancorp has a 52-week low of $8.11 and a 52-week high of $15.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 0.83 and a quick ratio of 0.83. The stock has a market cap of $87.64, a P/E ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 0.86.

Porter Bancorp (NASDAQ:PBIB) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter. Porter Bancorp had a net margin of 90.63% and a return on equity of 18.48%. The firm had revenue of $9.50 million during the quarter.

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About Porter Bancorp

Porter Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, PBI Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community bank with a range of commercial and personal banking products. It offers retail and commercial deposit products. It offers drive-in banking facilities, automatic teller machines, night depository, personalized checks, credit cards, debit cards, Internet banking, mobile banking, treasury management services, remote deposit services, electronic funds transfers through automated clearing house services, domestic and foreign wire transfers, cash management, vault services, and loan and deposit sweep accounts.

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