Press coverage about Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. 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 Bancshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0360080598194 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. BidaskClub raised shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $34.33.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ GNTY) opened at $31.02 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.85. Guaranty Bancshares has a 1-year low of $28.00 and a 1-year high of $36.38.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. This is an increase from Guaranty Bancshares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.81%.
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About Guaranty Bancshares
Guaranty Bancshares, Inc is the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty). Guaranty offers various solutions, such as personal banking, business banking, mortgage and wealth management. Its personal banking solutions include checking accounts, which include compare accounts, green checking, student checking, choice checking, guaranty interest checking, order checks and debit cards; savings accounts, which include regular savings, premier money market, certificate of deposit, individual retirement account (IRA) options and health savings account, and online banking, which includes money desktop and e-statements.
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