Media headlines about Evans Bancorp (NASDAQ:EVBN) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Evans Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Evans Bancorp (NASDAQ EVBN) traded down 2.37% during trading on Friday, reaching $39.15. 407,068 shares of the company traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $39.73 and its 200-day moving average is $37.61. Evans Bancorp has a 12-month low of $24.21 and a 12-month high of $42.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $181.42 million and a P/E ratio of 18.04.
Evans Bancorp (NASDAQ:EVBN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 26th. The bank reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.16. The business had revenue of $13.17 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Evans Bancorp will post $2.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Evans Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.
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In related news, insider Robert G. Miller, Jr. sold 9,218 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.06, for a total transaction of $341,619.08. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
About Evans Bancorp
Evans Bancorp, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its business through its subsidiaries, such as Evans Bank, N.A. (the Bank), which provides a range of banking services to consumer and commercial customers in Western New York, and Evans National Financial Services, LLC (ENFS), which hold interests in The Evans Agency, LLC (TEA), which sells various premium-based insurance policies on a commission basis.
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