Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Penns Woods Bancorp (PWOD) Share Price

News headlines about Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ:PWOD) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Penns Woods Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0987552293143 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.

Separately, ValuEngine raised Penns Woods Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 11th.

Penns Woods Bancorp (NASDAQ PWOD) traded up $0.92 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $48.90. The company had a trading volume of 18,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,019. Penns Woods Bancorp has a one year low of $38.12 and a one year high of $52.65. The company has a current ratio of 1.01, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. The company has a market cap of $224.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.83 and a beta of 0.93.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 12th. Penns Woods Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 74.31%.

In related news, Director James M. Furey II sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.10, for a total transaction of $96,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 6,547 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $314,910.70. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 3.63% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Penns Woods Bancorp Company Profile

Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiaries: Jersey Shore State Bank (JSSB) and Luzerne Bank (Luzerne) (collectively known as the Banks); Woods Real Estate Development Company, Inc; Woods Investment Company, Inc, and The M Group, a subsidiary of JSSB.

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