Bank of Commerce (BOCH) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Media stories about Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ:BOCH) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank of Commerce earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.7832066316022 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ BOCH) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $11.40. 44,062 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 39,219. The company has a market cap of $185.50, a P/E ratio of 17.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85. Bank of Commerce has a fifty-two week low of $9.10 and a fifty-two week high of $12.40.

Bank of Commerce (NASDAQ:BOCH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $11.58 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.67 million. Bank of Commerce had a net margin of 19.58% and a return on equity of 8.66%. equities analysts predict that Bank of Commerce will post 0.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were paid a $0.03 dividend. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 29th. Bank of Commerce’s payout ratio is 18.18%.

BOCH has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bank of Commerce from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 15th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Bank of Commerce from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd.

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Bank of Commerce Company Profile

Bank of Commerce Holdings (Holding Company) is a bank holding company. The Company’s principal business is to serve as a holding company for Redding Bank of Commerce (Bank), which operates under two separate names (Redding Bank of Commerce and Sacramento Bank of Commerce). The Bank operates over four full service facilities in two diverse markets in Northern California.

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