FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.20

Media stories about FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. FCB Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.8298573031043 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

NYSE FCB traded up $0.65 on Friday, reaching $51.80. The company had a trading volume of 376,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 362,794. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 0.93. The company has a market cap of $2.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.61, a P/E/G ratio of 0.80 and a beta of 1.19. FCB Financial has a 12 month low of $39.90 and a 12 month high of $62.95.

FCB Financial (NYSE:FCB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th. The bank reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.03. FCB Financial had a net margin of 29.07% and a return on equity of 12.54%. The company had revenue of $98.77 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $99.74 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.71 EPS. analysts forecast that FCB Financial will post 3.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on FCB shares. ValuEngine raised shares of FCB Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of FCB Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Gabelli cut shares of FCB Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Deutsche Bank cut shares of FCB Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their price target for the company from $66.00 to $44.00 in a report on Monday, July 30th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $61.00 price target on shares of FCB Financial in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $56.50.

FCB Financial Company Profile

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Florida Community Bank, N.A. that provides various financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, large businesses, and other local organizations and entities in south and central Florida. The company offers various deposit products, including demand deposit accounts, interest-bearing products, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit; checking products; and money market accounts and IRAs.

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