Zacks: DNB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) Given $38.00 Average Price Target by Analysts

Shares of DNB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price target of $38.00 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.71 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given DNB Financial an industry rank of 197 out of 256 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several research firms have recently commented on DNBF. Zacks Investment Research raised Triple-S Management from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, April 29th. ValuEngine lowered Xylem from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 14th.

DNBF traded up $0.03 on Friday, hitting $44.55. 7 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 46,714. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $44.62. The company has a market capitalization of $192.35 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.92 and a beta of 0.84. DNB Financial has a one year low of $25.84 and a one year high of $46.86. The company has a current ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57.

DNB Financial (NASDAQ:DNBF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $10.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.80 million. DNB Financial had a net margin of 20.18% and a return on equity of 9.68%. Equities analysts predict that DNB Financial will post 2.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DNBF. Castine Capital Management LLC grew its stake in DNB Financial by 29.6% during the first quarter. Castine Capital Management LLC now owns 223,055 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,425,000 after buying an additional 50,986 shares in the last quarter. Baldwin Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in DNB Financial during the first quarter worth about $224,000. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in DNB Financial during the first quarter worth about $95,000. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co acquired a new stake in DNB Financial during the fourth quarter worth about $347,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in DNB Financial by 10.9% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 38,479 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,039,000 after buying an additional 3,774 shares in the last quarter. 32.60% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

DNB Financial Company Profile

DNB Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for DNB First, National Association that provides a range of commercial banking products and services to individuals and small to medium sized businesses. The company offers deposit products, including money market, savings, demand, and NOW accounts; and time deposits, as well as certificates of deposit, including IRAs and brokered deposits.

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