Media stories about Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) have been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bar Harbor Bankshares earned a news sentiment score of 0.31 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 94 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) opened at 29.52 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $30.15 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.68. The company has a market capitalization of $454.31 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.98. Bar Harbor Bankshares has a one year low of $20.53 and a one year high of $33.41.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.1867 per share. This is a positive change from Bar Harbor Bankshares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th. This represents a $0.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%.
About Bar Harbor Bankshares
Bar Harbor Bankshares is a bank holding company. The Company’s operating subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (the Bank), is a community bank, which offers a range of deposit, loan and related banking products, as well as brokerage services provided through a third-party brokerage arrangement. In addition, the Company offers trust and investment management services through its second tier subsidiary, Bar Harbor Trust Services, a Maine chartered non-depository trust company.
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