Bank Mutual (BKMU) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.17

News stories about Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank Mutual earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6901818285126 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $10.40. 634,000 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 150,138. Bank Mutual has a one year low of $8.60 and a one year high of $11.30. The firm has a market cap of $477.76, a PE ratio of 35.86, a P/E/G ratio of 4.08 and a beta of 0.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.06.

Bank Mutual (NASDAQ:BKMU) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.04. Bank Mutual had a net margin of 12.07% and a return on equity of 6.59%. The company had revenue of $25.39 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.10 million. equities research analysts predict that Bank Mutual will post 0.51 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bank Mutual from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $12.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. BidaskClub cut shares of Bank Mutual from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Bank Mutual in a research note on Thursday, October 19th.

In other Bank Mutual news, VP Christopher L. Mayne sold 16,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.79, for a total transaction of $178,035.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 74,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $803,855. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 10.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Bank Mutual Company Profile

Bank Mutual Corporation is a savings and loan holding company. The Company owns Bank Mutual (the Bank), a federally-chartered savings bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of community banking, which includes attracting deposits from and making loans to the general public and private businesses, as well as governmental and non-profit entities.

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