News headlines about Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.2568856764959 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 target price on shares of Bankwell Financial Group in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.
Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) opened at 36.79 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $278.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.31 and a beta of 0.58. Bankwell Financial Group has a 52-week low of $23.00 and a 52-week high of $38.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $34.78 and its 200 day moving average price is $33.56.
In related news, Director Todd Lampert sold 2,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.93, for a total transaction of $76,342.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director James A. Fieber sold 7,144 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.10, for a total value of $236,466.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 13,468 shares of company stock valued at $450,996 in the last ninety days. 22.37% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About Bankwell Financial Group
Bankwell Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank. The Bank provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers, concentrated in the Fairfield and New Haven Counties region of Connecticut.
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