Press coverage about Hanmi Financial (NASDAQ:HAFC) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hanmi Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.7773372693117 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Several research analysts have recently commented on HAFC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Hanmi Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. BidaskClub downgraded Hanmi Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. ValuEngine upgraded Hanmi Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $32.00 price objective on shares of Hanmi Financial in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $33.00.
HAFC opened at $31.30 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $999.56, a PE ratio of 17.29, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48. Hanmi Financial has a 12 month low of $25.45 and a 12 month high of $33.10.
In other Hanmi Financial news, Director John J. Ahn purchased 3,000 shares of Hanmi Financial stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 26th. The shares were bought at an average price of $31.56 per share, for a total transaction of $94,680.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 3.91% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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About Hanmi Financial
Hanmi Financial Corporation is the holding company for Hanmi Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
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