Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect SI Financial Group (SIFI) Stock Price

News headlines about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 48.3589203830958 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of SIFI traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $13.85. The company had a trading volume of 3,313 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,698. SI Financial Group has a twelve month low of $13.60 and a twelve month high of $15.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05. The stock has a market cap of $166.35 million, a PE ratio of 16.46 and a beta of 0.28.

SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. SI Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.92% and a net margin of 9.18%. The business had revenue of $14.39 million during the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%.

In other news, insider Rheo A. Brouillard sold 5,661 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.97, for a total value of $84,745.17. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 39,968 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $598,320.96. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 1.74% of the company’s stock.

About SI Financial Group

SI Financial Group, Inc operates as the holding company for Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company that provides various financial services to consumers and businesses. Its deposit products include noninterest-bearing demand accounts, such as checking accounts; and interest-bearing accounts, including NOW and money market accounts, regular savings accounts, and certificates of deposit.

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