News headlines about Century Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNBKA) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Century Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.0985574177754 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Century Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNBKA) opened at $84.60 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $470.97, a PE ratio of 16.36 and a beta of 0.76. Century Bancorp has a 1-year low of $52.50 and a 1-year high of $89.30.
Century Bancorp (NASDAQ:CNBKA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 10th. The bank reported $1.44 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $25.30 million for the quarter. Century Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.47% and a net margin of 23.11%.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 1st were issued a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, October 31st. Century Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 9.28%.
In other Century Bancorp news, major shareholder James J. Filler purchased 443 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 5th. The shares were bought at an average price of $66.67 per share, for a total transaction of $29,534.81. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 578,117 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $38,543,060.39. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, major shareholder James J. Filler purchased 3,471 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $83.72 per share, for a total transaction of $290,592.12. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 587,955 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $49,223,592.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought 20,197 shares of company stock worth $1,627,321 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 36.91% of the company’s stock.
About Century Bancorp
Century Bancorp, Inc is a state-chartered bank holding company. The Company has a banking subsidiary: Century Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Company offers a range of services to commercial enterprises, state and local Governments and agencies, non-profit organizations and individuals. It operates approximately 30 banking offices in 20 cities and towns in Massachusetts, ranging from Braintree in the south to Andover in the north.
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