Media headlines about Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Flagstar Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.1635512785746 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Flagstar Bancorp (FBC) opened at 31.24 on Friday. Flagstar Bancorp has a 12-month low of $25.06 and a 12-month high of $33.44. The company has a market cap of $1.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.97 and a beta of 0.87. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $31.39 and its 200 day moving average is $29.38.
Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.09. Flagstar Bancorp had a net margin of 16.52% and a return on equity of 10.15%. The company had revenue of $97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $87.95 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.66 EPS. Flagstar Bancorp’s revenue was up 26.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Flagstar Bancorp will post $2.36 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on FBC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Flagstar Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. ValuEngine lowered Flagstar Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Wedbush upgraded Flagstar Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded Flagstar Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 17th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Flagstar Bancorp currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.25.
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About Flagstar Bancorp
Flagstar Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through its principal subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, FSB. It operates through four segments: Community Banking, Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, and Other. Through Mortgage Originations segment, it originates, acquires and sells one- to four-family residential mortgage loans.
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