Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Guaranty Federal Bancshares (GFED) Share Price

News headlines about Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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. Guaranty Federal Bancshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.3923440259872 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

NASDAQ:GFED remained flat at $$23.34 during trading hours on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $104.29 million, a P/E ratio of 15.99 and a beta of 0.18. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a fifty-two week low of $15.89 and a fifty-two week high of $23.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $7.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.20 million. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a return on equity of 8.79% and a net margin of 14.70%. analysts expect that Guaranty Federal Bancshares will post 1.79 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms recently weighed in on GFED. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 27th. ValuEngine cut shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Company Profile

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Guaranty Bank that provides banking products and services in the southwestern corner of Missouri. The company's deposit products include checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, fixed-term certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts, as well as demand deposits and NOW accounts.

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