Headlines about Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peoples Financial Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.1454031211079 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
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Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ PFIS) traded down $0.11 on Wednesday, reaching $47.00. 1,221 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,335. The company has a market capitalization of $345.79, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.92 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a current ratio of 0.94. Peoples Financial Services has a one year low of $39.00 and a one year high of $51.56.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 28th will be paid a $0.32 dividend. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 27th. Peoples Financial Services’s dividend payout ratio is currently 51.41%.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Peoples Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th.
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About Peoples Financial Services
Peoples Financial Services Corp. is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of financial services through its subsidiary, Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company (Peoples Bank), including its subsidiary, Peoples Advisors, LLC. Peoples Bank is a state-chartered bank and trust company. Peoples Advisors, LLC, provides investment advisory services through a third party to individuals and small businesses.
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