Media headlines about Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Malvern Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 45.7205813430476 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.
Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ MLVF) remained flat at $26.90 during midday trading on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,018 shares. The stock has a market cap of $173.21 million, a P/E ratio of 14.03 and a beta of -0.02. The company has a 50 day moving average of $25.20 and a 200-day moving average of $23.49. Malvern Bancorp has a 52-week low of $16.36 and a 52-week high of $27.45.
Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The savings and loans company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.07. Malvern Bancorp had a return on equity of 6.64% and a net margin of 37.03%. The company had revenue of $7.21 million during the quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Malvern Bancorp will post $0.96 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Sandler O’Neill initiated coverage on Malvern Bancorp in a research report on Monday, June 19th. They set a “hold” rating and a $24.00 target price for the company.
Malvern Bancorp Company Profile
Malvern Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Malvern Federal Savings Bank that provides various banking products and services to consumer and business customers in Pennsylvania. The company offers checking accounts, retirement accounts, money market accounts, time and savings accounts, interest and non-interest bearing accounts, NOW accounts, and CDARS/ICS reciprocal deposits; and debit and credit card, wire transfer, automated teller, Internet banking, ACH origination, safe deposit box, telephone banking, and mobile banking services.
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