Media stories about BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog 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. BSB Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.21011797742 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ BLMT) traded up 1.00% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $30.45. 3,465 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $29.97 and its 200-day moving average price is $29.27. BSB Bancorp has a 1-year low of $24.25 and a 1-year high of $31.50. The company has a market capitalization of $266.56 million, a PE ratio of 19.63 and a beta of 0.41.
BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $15.06 million for the quarter. BSB Bancorp had a net margin of 20.64% and a return on equity of 9.43%.
Separately, BidaskClub lowered shares of BSB Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th.
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About BSB Bancorp
BSB Bancorp, Inc (BSB Bancorp) is a bank holding company of Belmont Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s Belmont Savings Bank is a chartered savings bank. The Bank’s business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public, small businesses and municipalities, and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans and investment securities.
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