First Connecticut Bancorp (FBNK) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about First Connecticut Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Connecticut Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.3150408568124 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

First Connecticut Bancorp (FBNK) opened at $27.40 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $428.34, a PE ratio of 21.75 and a beta of 0.67. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.99. First Connecticut Bancorp has a twelve month low of $20.90 and a twelve month high of $28.50.

First Connecticut Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.35. The company had revenue of $24.15 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.30 million. First Connecticut Bancorp had a return on equity of 7.43% and a net margin of 18.24%. equities research analysts anticipate that First Connecticut Bancorp will post 1.35 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on FBNK. ValuEngine downgraded First Connecticut Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded First Connecticut Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded First Connecticut Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th.

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First Connecticut Bancorp Company Profile

First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc (FCB) is a stock holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, Farmington Bank (the Bank), which is a full-service community bank with branch locations throughout central Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The Bank offers commercial and residential lending, as well as wealth management services.

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