Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect SI Financial Group (SIFI) Stock Price

News headlines about SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. SI Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.2711624211904 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of SI Financial Group (SIFI) traded up $0.10 during trading on Monday, hitting $15.15. 5,196 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,465. The firm has a market cap of $183.67, a PE ratio of 13.44 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.18. SI Financial Group has a 1-year low of $12.75 and a 1-year high of $16.45.

SI Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIFI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $13.38 million for the quarter. SI Financial Group had a return on equity of 7.98% and a net margin of 18.57%.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 27th. Investors of record on Monday, November 6th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 3rd. SI Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 17.86%.

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In other SI Financial Group news, insider Rheo A. Brouillard sold 6,933 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.58, for a total transaction of $101,083.14. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 66,126 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $964,117.08. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Rheo A. Brouillard sold 3,600 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.31, for a total value of $55,116.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 14,122 shares of company stock worth $210,572 in the last three months. 4.88% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

SI Financial Group Company Profile

SI Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to consumers and businesses in its market area, including insurance, trust and investment services.

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