News stories about Select Bancorp (NASDAQ:SLCT) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Select Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 47.5579798596162 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on SLCT shares. ValuEngine upgraded Select Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Select Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 10th.
Select Bancorp (NASDAQ:SLCT) traded up $0.19 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $13.45. The stock had a trading volume of 17,508 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,112. Select Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $10.58 and a fifty-two week high of $14.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.01. The company has a market cap of $159.11, a PE ratio of 23.19 and a beta of 0.31.
In other Select Bancorp news, Director Anthony Rand acquired 3,221 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $12.08 per share, for a total transaction of $38,909.68. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Insiders own 14.21% of the company’s stock.
About Select Bancorp
Select Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank is a commercial bank. The Bank provides commercial and retail financial services to customers located in its market areas. The Bank offers a range of banking services, including checking and savings accounts, commercial, consumer, mortgage and personal loans, and other associated financial services.
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