Media coverage about Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ:BWFG) has been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bankwell Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7764888943913 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Bankwell Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Bankwell Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th.
Bankwell Financial Group (NASDAQ BWFG) traded up $0.07 on Monday, reaching $35.36. 23,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,267. The firm has a market cap of $272.89, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.13 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a current ratio of 1.12. Bankwell Financial Group has a 1-year low of $28.79 and a 1-year high of $38.50.
In related news, Director James A. Fieber sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.45, for a total transaction of $374,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 138,684 shares in the company, valued at $5,193,715.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Blake S. Drexler acquired 1,128 shares of Bankwell Financial Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $36.59 per share, with a total value of $41,273.52. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 22.37% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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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