Media headlines about Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Preferred Bank earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.3047724065487 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Preferred Bank (PFBC) opened at $66.68 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $878.85, a P/E ratio of 22.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 1.04. Preferred Bank has a 52-week low of $46.88 and a 52-week high of $67.65.
Preferred Bank (NASDAQ:PFBC) last released its earnings results on Monday, January 22nd. The bank reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $35.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $36.37 million. Preferred Bank had a return on equity of 16.69% and a net margin of 26.51%. equities analysts predict that Preferred Bank will post 4.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.
About Preferred Bank
Preferred Bank is a commercial bank. The Bank provides deposit services, as well as real estate finance, commercial loans and trade finance to small and mid-sized businesses and their owners, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and investors, professionals and high net worth individuals. The Bank offers various services, such as personal banking, business banking and treasury management.
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