Media stories about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) have trended positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.33 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 45.131035119366 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of SI Financial Group (NASDAQ SIFI) traded up $0.10 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $14.55. The stock had a trading volume of 8,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 10,188. SI Financial Group has a one year low of $13.50 and a one year high of $16.45. The firm has a market cap of $176.35, a PE ratio of 12.99 and a beta of 0.28. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 26th. Investors of record on Monday, February 5th were issued a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.65%. This is a boost from SI Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 2nd. SI Financial Group’s payout ratio is presently 21.43%.
About SI Financial Group
SI Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to consumers and businesses in its market area, including insurance, trust and investment services.
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