Media stories about Bear State Financial (NASDAQ:BSF) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing 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. Bear State Financial earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.3857471761266 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Bear State Financial (NASDAQ BSF) opened at $10.25 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $386.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.80 and a beta of 1.26. Bear State Financial has a twelve month low of $8.66 and a twelve month high of $10.95. The company has a quick ratio of 1.11, a current ratio of 1.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 1st were issued a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. Bear State Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 20.69%.
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About Bear State Financial
Bear State Financial, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company’s subsidiary Bear State Bank, N.A. (the Bank) is a community-oriented financial institution, which offers a range of retail and business deposit accounts, including noninterest bearing and interest bearing checking accounts, savings and money market accounts, certificates of deposit and individual retirement accounts.
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