Media headlines about Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Territorial Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.347417671145 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
A number of research firms recently commented on TBNK. Zacks Investment Research cut Territorial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, March 24th. BidaskClub upgraded Territorial Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Territorial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of Territorial Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of Territorial Bancorp in a report on Friday, January 26th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $34.00.
NASDAQ:TBNK traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $29.85. 871 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,450. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Territorial Bancorp has a twelve month low of $28.12 and a twelve month high of $33.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $288.14, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.78 and a beta of 0.26.
Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by ($0.01). Territorial Bancorp had a return on equity of 7.24% and a net margin of 20.73%. The firm had revenue of $15.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.90 million. sell-side analysts expect that Territorial Bancorp will post 2.13 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Territorial Bancorp news, Director Howard Y. Ikeda sold 3,736 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.59, for a total transaction of $114,284.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 13.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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About Territorial Bancorp
Territorial Bancorp Inc is the holding company for Territorial Savings Bank (the Bank). The Bank provides financial services to individuals, families and businesses through its banking offices located throughout the State of Hawaii. Its business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public and investing those deposits together with funds generated from operations and borrowings in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans and investment securities.
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