Press coverage about Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) has trended somewhat negative on Friday, Alpha One Sentiment reports. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Flagstar Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -0.06 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 43 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Flagstar Bancorp Inc (FBC) Lifted to “B” at TheStreet (americanbankingnews.com)
- Wedbush Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Flagstar Bancorp Inc (FBC) (forextv.com)
- Flagstar Bancorp : Closes on Acquisition of Opes Advisors (4-traders.com)
- Flagstar Closes on Acquisition of Opes Advisors (finance.yahoo.com)
- Resources for Pontiac entrepreneurs: What’s here, what’s coming and what it all means (theoaklandpress.com)
Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) remained flat at $28.76 during midday trading on Friday. 79,248 shares of the company traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $28.98 and a 200 day moving average of $27.76. The firm has a market cap of $1.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.16 and a beta of 1.10. Flagstar Bancorp has a 52 week low of $21.78 and a 52 week high of $30.70.
Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The savings and loans company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $183 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $172.90 million. Flagstar Bancorp had a net margin of 18.92% and a return on equity of 11.90%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Flagstar Bancorp will post $2.24 EPS for the current year.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on FBC. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Flagstar Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, March 13th. Stephens began coverage on shares of Flagstar Bancorp in a report on Thursday, March 23rd. They issued an “equal weight” rating on the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Flagstar Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Wedbush raised shares of Flagstar Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $35.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $30.17.
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Flagstar Bancorp Company Profile
Flagstar Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company. The Company’s business is primarily conducted through its principal subsidiary, Flagstar Bank, FSB. It operates through four segments: Community Banking, Mortgage Originations, Mortgage Servicing, and Other. Through Mortgage Originations segment, it originates, acquires and sells one- to four-family residential mortgage loans.
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