Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Clifton Bancorp (CSBK) Share Price

News coverage about Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clifton Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.3025859422388 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ CSBK) opened at 15.79 on Friday. Clifton Bancorp has a one year low of $14.63 and a one year high of $17.49. The company has a market cap of $337.42 million, a PE ratio of 67.77 and a beta of 0.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $16.53 and its 200-day moving average price is $16.29.

Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The savings and loans company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $8.34 million for the quarter. Clifton Bancorp had a net margin of 11.35% and a return on equity of 1.69%. On average, analysts expect that Clifton Bancorp will post $0.34 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. Clifton Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 96.00%.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Clifton Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd.

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In other news, Chairman Paul M. Aguggia bought 8,264 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 25th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $16.23 per share, for a total transaction of $134,124.72. Following the purchase, the chairman now directly owns 30,020 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $487,224.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 6.30% of the company’s stock.

About Clifton Bancorp

Clifton Bancorp Inc, formerly Clifton Savings Bancorp, Inc, is a savings and loan holding company that operates through its subsidiary, Clifton Savings Bank (Clifton Savings). Clifton Savings is a federally chartered savings bank. Clifton Savings operate as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in the market area.

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