Media stories about Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank Mutual Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.8749206712093 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) traded up 2.20% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $9.30. The company had a trading volume of 310,300 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $427.17 million, a P/E ratio of 25.83 and a beta of 0.56. Bank Mutual Corporation has a 52-week low of $7.53 and a 52-week high of $10.20. The company has a 50-day moving average of $9.40 and a 200-day moving average of $9.38.
Bank Mutual Corporation (NASDAQ:BKMU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.09. The business had revenue of $24.71 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.10 million. Bank Mutual Corporation had a return on equity of 5.67% and a net margin of 14.77%. Analysts expect that Bank Mutual Corporation will post $0.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th were given a $0.055 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a $0.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.42%. Bank Mutual Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 61.11%.
Several research firms have recently commented on BKMU. BidaskClub cut Bank Mutual Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research cut Bank Mutual Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Bank Mutual Corporation in a report on Sunday, July 23rd. Finally, Hovde Group cut Bank Mutual Corporation from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $10.50 price target for the company. in a report on Friday, July 21st. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.58.
About Bank Mutual Corporation
Bank Mutual Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company owns Bank Mutual (the Bank), a federally-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of community banking, which includes attracting deposits from and making loans to the general public and private businesses, as well as governmental and non-profit entities.
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