Media coverage about SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. SB Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.1654916841721 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) traded down 1.18% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $16.80. 11,552 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market cap of $80.76 million, a PE ratio of 11.65 and a beta of 0.63. SB Financial Group has a one year low of $11.35 and a one year high of $20.75. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $17.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.32.
SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $11.43 million during the quarter. SB Financial Group had a net margin of 18.80% and a return on equity of 12.57%.
SB Financial Group announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, May 22nd that allows the company to buyback 200,000 shares. This buyback authorization allows the financial services provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 9th. SB Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio is 19.31%.
About SB Financial Group
SB Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in a range of activities, including commercial banking, item processing and wealth management services. The Company’s subsidiaries include The State Bank and Trust Company (State Bank), RFCBC, Inc (RFCBC), Rurbanc Data Services, Inc (doing business as RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI)), SBT Insurance, LLC (SBI) and Rurban Statutory Trust II (RST II).
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