Media stories about Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to one being the most favorable. Farmers Capital Bank earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.963928711556 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
A number of analysts have commented on FFKT shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. BidaskClub cut shares of Farmers Capital Bank from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th.
Farmers Capital Bank (NASDAQ:FFKT) opened at $38.25 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $290.14, a PE ratio of 24.52 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. Farmers Capital Bank has a 1 year low of $36.05 and a 1 year high of $44.30.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.31%. Farmers Capital Bank’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 32.05%.
About Farmers Capital Bank
Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their bank affiliate United Bank & Capital Trust Company operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.
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