Media headlines about Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sandy Spring Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.9062709571089 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (SASR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $62.30 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.47 EPS Expected for Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (SASR) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sandy Spring Bancorp (SASR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Research Analysts Set Expectations for Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc.’s Q4 2017 Earnings (SASR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Should You Expect Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:SASR) To Continue Delivering An ROE Of 10.58%? (finance.yahoo.com)
Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR) opened at $38.46 on Thursday. Sandy Spring Bancorp has a twelve month low of $36.50 and a twelve month high of $45.64. The firm has a market cap of $929.75, a PE ratio of 15.96 and a beta of 0.99. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12.
A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sandy Spring Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. ValuEngine cut shares of Sandy Spring Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Boenning Scattergood restated a “hold” rating on shares of Sandy Spring Bancorp in a report on Friday, October 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.00.
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Sandy Spring Bancorp Company Profile
Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for Sandy Spring Bank (the Bank). The Company operates through three segments: Community Banking, Insurance and Investment Management. The Company’s Community Banking segment operates through Sandy Spring Bank and involves delivering a range of financial products and services, including various loan and deposit products to both individuals and businesses.
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