Media stories about First South Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBK) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First South Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.0773679818201 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of First South Bancorp (NASDAQ FSBK) traded down 5.76% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.65. 28,464 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $18.38 and its 200-day moving average is $16.29. The company has a market capitalization of $177.23 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.74 and a beta of 0.47. First South Bancorp has a 12 month low of $9.23 and a 12 month high of $20.37.
First South Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $13.15 million for the quarter. First South Bancorp had a net margin of 16.53% and a return on equity of 10.10%.
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First South Bancorp Company Profile
First South Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for First South Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank, the Company operates a commercial banking business. The Bank is a North Carolina chartered commercial bank. The Bank’s segment is providing general commercial banking services to its markets located in the state of North Carolina.
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