FCB Financial (FCB) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.16

Headlines about FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FCB Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.960724690754 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of FCB Financial (NYSE FCB) traded up $1.00 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $53.25. The stock had a trading volume of 176,227 shares, compared to its average volume of 201,289. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76. FCB Financial has a 1-year low of $39.90 and a 1-year high of $57.20. The firm has a market cap of $2,327.78, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.51, a PEG ratio of 0.77 and a beta of 1.34.

FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The bank reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $85.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $88.53 million. FCB Financial had a return on equity of 11.82% and a net margin of 30.60%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that FCB Financial will post 3.62 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised FCB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $62.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Bank of America raised their target price on FCB Financial from $60.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 target price on shares of FCB Financial in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. FCB Financial currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $59.20.

In related news, CEO Kent S. Ellert sold 8,037 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.60, for a total transaction of $438,820.20. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 125,739 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,865,349.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Stuart I. Oran sold 15,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.52, for a total value of $829,560.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 12,104 shares in the company, valued at approximately $647,806.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 868,455 shares of company stock worth $45,907,185 in the last 90 days. 15.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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FCB Financial Company Profile

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company with a national bank subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates in the Community Banking segment. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided a range of financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, some large businesses, and other local organizations and entities through 46 branches in south and central Florida.

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