News stories about First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (NASDAQ:FMBH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.382461296976 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (FMBH) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Expect First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $30.80 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.59 Earnings Per Share Expected for First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH) Given $42.50 Consensus Target Price by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of First Mid-Illinois Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th.
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (NASDAQ:FMBH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.01. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares had a net margin of 22.67% and a return on equity of 9.75%. The company had revenue of $30.53 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.75 million. equities research analysts anticipate that First Mid-Illinois Bancshares will post 2.36 EPS for the current year.
In other First Mid-Illinois Bancshares news, CEO Clay M. Dean sold 701 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.55, for a total transaction of $26,322.55. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 20.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares Company Profile
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in the business of banking through its subsidiaries, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A. (First Mid Bank) and First Clover Leaf Bank, N.A. (First Clover Leaf Bank). The Company provides data processing services to affiliates through another subsidiary, Mid-Illinois Data Services, Inc (MIDS).
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