Press coverage about Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Anchor Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 69 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) remained flat at $25.05 during mid-day trading on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $62.73 million, a P/E ratio of 30.25 and a beta of 0.64. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $25.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.81. Anchor Bancorp has a 12-month low of $22.61 and a 12-month high of $27.50.
Anchor Bancorp (NASDAQ:ANCB) last issued its earnings results on Monday, April 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $5.21 million during the quarter. Anchor Bancorp had a net margin of 6.22% and a return on equity of 2.24%. On average, equities analysts predict that Anchor Bancorp will post $1.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Anchor Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday.
Anchor Bancorp Company Profile
Anchor Bancorp is the bank holding company of Anchor Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a community-based savings bank. As of June 30, 2016, the Bank primarily served Western Washington through its 10 full-service banking offices (including a Wal-Mart in-store location) located within Grays Harbor, Thurston, Lewis, Pierce and Mason counties, and a loan production office located in King County, Washington.
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