Media coverage about TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TFS Financial Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.7874658928076 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL) opened at 15.85 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $15.39 and a 200-day moving average of $15.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.38 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.13 and a beta of 0.55. TFS Financial Corporation has a 52 week low of $14.68 and a 52 week high of $19.89.
TFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TFSL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $75.08 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $70.88 million. TFS Financial Corporation had a net margin of 21.03% and a return on equity of 5.31%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.07 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that TFS Financial Corporation will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th were issued a $0.17 dividend. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.29%. This is a boost from TFS Financial Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 8th. TFS Financial Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 219.35%.
A number of brokerages recently weighed in on TFSL. BidaskClub raised shares of TFS Financial Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $18.50 target price on shares of TFS Financial Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of TFS Financial Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.
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In related news, COO Meredith S. Weil purchased 5,021 shares of TFS Financial Corporation stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $15.40 per share, for a total transaction of $77,323.40. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.39% of the company’s stock.
About TFS Financial Corporation
TFS Financial Corporation is the holding company of Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland (Association). The Association is a savings and loan association. The Association’s principal business consists of originating and servicing residential real estate mortgage loans and attracting retail savings deposits.
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