Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect BBX Capital (BBX) Share Price

Media headlines about BBX Capital (NYSE:BBX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BBX Capital earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6035212396181 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of BBX stock opened at $9.28 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 1.44 and a current ratio of 1.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $959.16, a PE ratio of 12.89 and a beta of 1.85. BBX Capital has a 12 month low of $5.87 and a 12 month high of $9.39.

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BBX Capital (NYSE:BBX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 8th. The financial services provider reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.08. The business had revenue of $214.75 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $223.22 million. BBX Capital had a net margin of 10.08% and a return on equity of 7.99%. analysts anticipate that BBX Capital will post 0.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 26th will be given a $0.01 dividend. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 23rd. This is a positive change from BBX Capital’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.01. BBX Capital’s payout ratio is currently 5.56%.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the stock. B. Riley boosted their price objective on shares of BBX Capital from $11.75 to $14.50 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BBX Capital from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 12th.

In related news, Director Oscar Holzmann sold 18,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.58, for a total transaction of $154,440.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 81.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About BBX Capital

BBX Capital Corporation, formerly known as BFC Financial Corporation, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments and acquisitions of middle market companies. The firm also invests in mergers and acquisition, add-on acquisitions, divestiture, taking public companies private and private companies public, leveraged buyout, partnership, recapitalization, and restructuring.

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