Entegra Financial (ENFC) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

Media coverage about Entegra Financial (NASDAQ:ENFC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Entegra Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.9317451615879 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.

Shares of Entegra Financial traded down $0.25, reaching $28.70, during trading on Friday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. 4,600 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 10,120. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.57. Entegra Financial has a twelve month low of $22.00 and a twelve month high of $30.70. The stock has a market cap of $199.76 million, a PE ratio of 20.21 and a beta of 0.27.

Entegra Financial (NASDAQ:ENFC) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 19th. The bank reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $14.05 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.52 million. Entegra Financial had a return on equity of 7.99% and a net margin of 8.03%. analysts expect that Entegra Financial will post 2.1 EPS for the current fiscal year.

ENFC has been the subject of several analyst reports. ValuEngine raised Entegra Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 24th. Sandler O’Neill set a $33.00 target price on Entegra Financial and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Entegra Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, March 26th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $31.25.

About Entegra Financial

Entegra Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Entegra Bank that provides various retail and commercial banking products and services in the United States. The company offers deposit accounts, including savings accounts, commercial and regular checking accounts, money market accounts, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.

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