Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect FCB Financial Holdings (FCB) Share Price

News articles about FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FCB Financial Holdings earned a coverage optimism score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.3216517861912 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) traded down 0.53% on Friday, hitting $47.35. 285,688 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $46.64 and a 200 day moving average of $46.56. FCB Financial Holdings has a 52 week low of $35.55 and a 52 week high of $50.33. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.05 billion, a PE ratio of 16.56 and a beta of 1.34.

FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The bank reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.05. FCB Financial Holdings had a net margin of 34.09% and a return on equity of 11.70%. The business had revenue of $84.21 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $87.16 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that FCB Financial Holdings will post $2.82 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on FCB shares. Royal Bank Of Canada started coverage on shares of FCB Financial Holdings in a research note on Monday, July 17th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $56.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $51.00 price target on shares of FCB Financial Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $53.40.

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In other FCB Financial Holdings news, Director Alan S. Bernikow sold 44,130 shares of FCB Financial Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.00, for a total transaction of $2,162,370.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Paul A. Novelly sold 1,813 shares of FCB Financial Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.98, for a total transaction of $79,735.74. Following the sale, the director now owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $87,960. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 865,526 shares of company stock valued at $39,857,541 in the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 15.40% of the company’s stock.

FCB Financial Holdings Company Profile

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company with a national bank subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates in the Community Banking segment. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided a range of financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, some large businesses, and other local organizations and entities through 46 branches in south and central Florida.

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