Salisbury Bancorp (SAL) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

News articles about Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Salisbury Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the bank an impact score of 44.227801181989 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on SAL. Zacks Investment Research lowered Salisbury Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. FIG Partners reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $51.00 target price (up from $48.50) on shares of Salisbury Bancorp in a report on Thursday, September 14th.

Shares of Salisbury Bancorp (SAL) opened at $44.15 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.99, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Salisbury Bancorp has a twelve month low of $34.76 and a twelve month high of $50.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $123.00, a P/E ratio of 18.40 and a beta of 0.71.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 10th were issued a $0.28 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 9th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.54%. Salisbury Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 46.67%.

In other news, Director Charles M. Andola sold 800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.66, for a total value of $36,528.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Michael D. Gordon sold 892 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.25, for a total value of $40,363.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 2,357 shares of company stock valued at $107,614 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 19.14% of the company’s stock.

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Salisbury Bancorp Company Profile

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for Salisbury Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank is a Connecticut-chartered and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC) insured commercial bank. The Bank provides commercial banking, consumer financing, retail banking and trust and wealth advisory services through a network of over 10 banking offices and approximately nine automated teller machines (ATMs).

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