Press coverage about Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.4661948522214 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
BWFG has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 price objective on shares of Bankwell Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Bankwell Financial Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th.
Bankwell Financial Group stock traded down $0.36 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $31.99. 11,270 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 10,944. Bankwell Financial Group has a one year low of $29.90 and a one year high of $38.50. The firm has a market cap of $249.25, a PE ratio of 15.56 and a beta of 0.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 1.12 and a quick ratio of 1.12.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 8th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 26th were given a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 23rd. This is a positive change from Bankwell Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.50%.
Bankwell Financial Group Company Profile
Bankwell Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company offers a range of financial services through its banking subsidiary, Bankwell Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut state non-member bank. The Bank provides a range of banking services to commercial and consumer customers, concentrated in the Fairfield and New Haven Counties region of Connecticut.
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