Headlines about Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) have trended very positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clifton Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.55 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the savings and loans company an impact score of 92 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected AlphaOne’s scoring:
- Clifton Bancorp Inc. (CSBK) Declares $0.25 Special Dividend (americanbankingnews.com)
- Clifton Bancorp Inc. to Pay $0.25 Special Dividend (finance.yahoo.com)
- Head-To-Head Analysis: Clifton Bancorp (CSBK) and Anchor Bancorp (ANCB) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Clifton Bancorp, Inc. :CSBK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : June 12, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Clifton Bancorp (CSBK) traded down 0.77% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $16.79. The company had a trading volume of 114,348 shares. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $16.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.32. Clifton Bancorp has a 12-month low of $14.11 and a 12-month high of $17.49. The company has a market capitalization of $361.96 million, a PE ratio of 79.95 and a beta of 0.40.
The business also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 27th. Clifton Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is currently 109.10%.
In related news, Chairman Paul M. Aguggia bought 8,264 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 25th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $16.23 per share, with a total value of $134,124.72. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 30,020 shares in the company, valued at $487,224.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 5.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
About Clifton Bancorp
Clifton Bancorp Inc, formerly Clifton Savings Bancorp, Inc, is a savings and loan holding company that operates through its subsidiary, Clifton Savings Bank (Clifton Savings). Clifton Savings is a federally chartered savings bank. Clifton Savings operate as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in the market area.
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