News headlines about Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 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. Clifton Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 46.5256126153324 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Clifton Bancorp (CSBK) traded up 0.66% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $16.84. 27,091 shares of the company were exchanged. Clifton Bancorp has a one year low of $14.91 and a one year high of $17.49. The company has a 50-day moving average of $16.27 and a 200 day moving average of $16.33. The company has a market capitalization of $359.85 million, a P/E ratio of 72.27 and a beta of 0.39.
Clifton Bancorp (NASDAQ:CSBK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The savings and loans company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $8.34 million during the quarter. Clifton Bancorp had a net margin of 11.35% and a return on equity of 1.69%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Clifton Bancorp will post $0.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Clifton Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Compass Point upgraded shares of Clifton Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, August 25th.
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In other Clifton Bancorp news, Director Charles J. Pivirotto sold 46,675 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.54, for a total transaction of $725,329.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 32,434 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $504,024.36. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Charles J. Pivirotto sold 24,778 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.56, for a total value of $385,545.68. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 21,164 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $329,311.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.30% of the stock is owned by 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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