Headlines about LCNB (NASDAQ:LCNB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media 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 negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LCNB earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.3818147613065 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on LCNB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of LCNB from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. ValuEngine lowered shares of LCNB from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd.
LCNB traded down $0.10 during trading on Friday, reaching $18.80. 15,279 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,850. LCNB has a one year low of $18.05 and a one year high of $23.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $186.99, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.80 and a beta of 0.29.
LCNB (NASDAQ:LCNB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. LCNB had a net margin of 23.62% and a return on equity of 8.60%. The company had revenue of $13.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.07 million. research analysts expect that LCNB will post 1.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st were paid a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 28th. LCNB’s dividend payout ratio is currently 50.39%.
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LCNB Company Profile
LCNB Corp., a financial holding company, provides commercial and personal banking services in Ohio. Its deposit products include checking, NOW, savings, Christmas and vacation club, money market deposit, lifetime checking, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company's loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial, commercial and residential real estate, agricultural, construction, small business administration, and residential mortgage loans.
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