Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect BSB Bancorp (BLMT) Stock Price

Media stories about BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BSB Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.724330691887 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ BLMT) traded down $0.20 during trading on Monday, hitting $28.90. 9,700 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 13,000. The company has a market capitalization of $280.76, a PE ratio of 17.00 and a beta of 0.41. BSB Bancorp has a 52-week low of $26.65 and a 52-week high of $32.15. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.36.

BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $15.06 million for the quarter. BSB Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.29% and a net margin of 20.64%.

Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of BSB Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, December 9th.

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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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