Sound Financial Bancorp (SFBC) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

News coverage about Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sound Financial Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 48.257805348414 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Sound Financial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 22nd.

Shares of NASDAQ:SFBC traded down $0.10 during trading on Monday, reaching $39.80. The stock had a trading volume of 1,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,446. Sound Financial Bancorp has a 52 week low of $31.20 and a 52 week high of $40.87. The firm has a market cap of $101.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.29 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04.

Sound Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:SFBC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The bank reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter. Sound Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 17.55% and a return on equity of 9.54%. The company had revenue of $8.03 million for the quarter.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 10th were given a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 9th.

In related news, Director David S. Haddad, Jr. sold 1,795 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.05, for a total transaction of $68,299.75. Following the transaction, the director now owns 2,420 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $92,081. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Company insiders own 11.10% of the company’s stock.

Sound Financial Bancorp Company Profile

Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Sound Community Bank that provides traditional banking and other financial services for individuals and businesses. It accepts various deposits products comprising savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, NOW accounts, demand accounts, certificates of deposit, and checking accounts.

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