News stories about Access National (NASDAQ:ANCX) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Access National earned a news impact score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2699845810328 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several analysts have recently commented on ANCX shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Access National from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Access National from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 13th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Access National and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.00.
Shares of ANCX traded up $0.07 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $29.51. The stock had a trading volume of 8,548 shares, compared to its average volume of 44,340. Access National has a 12 month low of $24.36 and a 12 month high of $30.99. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. The stock has a market cap of $600.62, a P/E ratio of 18.28 and a beta of 0.83.
Access National (NASDAQ:ANCX) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.01. Access National had a return on equity of 8.08% and a net margin of 11.96%. The company had revenue of $32.59 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $31.77 million. analysts expect that Access National will post 1.95 EPS for the current year.
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About Access National
Access National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, Access National Bank (the Bank). The Bank offers a range of financial services and products, and specializes in providing customized financial services to small and medium sized businesses, professionals and associated individuals.
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