Headlines about FB Financial (NYSE:FBK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FB Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7989278855172 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Edited Transcript of FBK earnings conference call or presentation 23-Jan-18 2:00pm GMT (finance.yahoo.com)
- FB Financial Corp (FBK) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- How Valuable Is Your Company’s Data? (informationweek.com)
- Even Financial Expands Partnership with Credit.com (blog.credit.com)
- Google to ban cryptocurrency ads in June, following Facebook’s lead (cbsnews.com)
FB Financial stock opened at $42.34 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $1,254.09, a PE ratio of 22.58 and a beta of 1.48. FB Financial has a 1-year low of $30.40 and a 1-year high of $45.43. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.83 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24.
Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $47.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of FB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $42.33.
About FB Financial
FB Financial Corporation is the holding company for FirstBank (the Bank). The Company and the Bank are engaged in the business of banking and provide a full range of financial services. The Bank provides a suite of commercial and consumer banking services to clients in select markets in Tennessee, North Alabama and North Georgia.
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