News stories about BofI Holding (NASDAQ:BOFI) have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, AlphaOne reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BofI Holding earned a daily sentiment score of -0.01 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave headlines about BofI Holding an impact score of 74 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment’s scoring:
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Notifies Investors of Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Those Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In BofI Holding, Inc. (Nasdaq: BOFI) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline (feeds.benzinga.com)
- Gainey McKenna & Egleston Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against BofI Holding, Inc. (BOFI) (feeds.benzinga.com)
- BofI Holding’s (BOFI) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at DA Davidson (americanbankingnews.com)
- INVESTOR ALERT: Goldberg Law PC Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BofI Holding, Inc. (finance.yahoo.com)
BofI Holding (NASDAQ:BOFI) traded down 1.62% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $24.31. The stock had a trading volume of 1,564,647 shares. BofI Holding has a 1-year low of $15.29 and a 1-year high of $32.57. The company has a market capitalization of $1.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.47 and a beta of 0.23. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $28.89 and its 200-day moving average price is $26.01.
BofI Holding (NASDAQ:BOFI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 30th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.02. BofI Holding had a return on equity of 18.15% and a net margin of 29.85%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.44 EPS. Analysts expect that BofI Holding will post $2.10 earnings per share for the current year.
BOFI has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised BofI Holding from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. DA Davidson reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of BofI Holding in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of BofI Holding in a research note on Monday. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $31.82.
In other BofI Holding news, Director Mosich Nick sold 3,500 shares of BofI Holding stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.57, for a total transaction of $106,995.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 96,520 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,950,616.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 6.34% of the company’s stock.
BofI Holding Company Profile
BofI Holding, Inc (BofI) is the holding company for BofI Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a diversified financial services company. The Bank provides consumer and business banking products through its branchless, low-cost distribution channels and affinity partners. The Bank has deposit and loan customers, including consumer and business checking, savings and time deposit accounts and financing for single family and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.
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