Press coverage about BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BSB Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 45.0477024599866 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of BSB Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 9th.
Shares of BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) opened at $29.80 on Thursday. BSB Bancorp has a 12-month low of $26.65 and a 12-month high of $32.15. The stock has a market cap of $287.56, a PE ratio of 17.41 and a beta of 0.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.36, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 1.32.
BSB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BLMT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The bank reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. BSB Bancorp had a net margin of 20.64% and a return on equity of 9.29%. The firm had revenue of $15.06 million during the quarter.
About BSB Bancorp
BSB Bancorp, Inc (BSB Bancorp) is a bank holding company of Belmont Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s Belmont Savings Bank is a chartered savings bank. The Bank’s business consists primarily of accepting deposits from the general public, small businesses and municipalities, and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, in one- to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, home equity lines of credit, indirect automobile loans, commercial business loans, construction loans and investment securities.
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