Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Penns Woods Bancorp (PWOD) Stock Price

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Media stories about Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) 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. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Penns Woods Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.2974436959999 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of PWOD stock traded down $0.31 on Wednesday, hitting $45.39. 5,100 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,998. The company has a market capitalization of $209.17 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.40 and a beta of 0.76. Penns Woods Bancorp has a 52 week low of $39.59 and a 52 week high of $50.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.06.

Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $13.48 million for the quarter. Penns Woods Bancorp had a net margin of 16.63% and a return on equity of 9.26%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 5th were given a dividend of $0.47 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 4th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.14%.

Several analysts have recently commented on PWOD shares. TheStreet upgraded shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 9th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Penns Woods Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

About Penns Woods Bancorp

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Jersey Shore State Bank and Luzerne Bank, which provides banking and financial services to individuals, partnerships, non-profit organizations, and corporations. It provides time deposits, super NOW accounts, statement savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking accounts, and IRAs.

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