Franklin Financial Network (FSB) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.21

Media coverage about Franklin Financial Network (NYSE:FSB) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Franklin Financial Network earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.1874868106024 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have recently commented on FSB. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Franklin Financial Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Hovde Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Franklin Financial Network in a report on Friday, January 26th. Compass Point downgraded shares of Franklin Financial Network from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Raymond James Financial reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Franklin Financial Network in a report on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $35.00 price target on shares of Franklin Financial Network in a report on Sunday, January 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $39.67.

Shares of Franklin Financial Network (NYSE:FSB) traded up $1.30 on Wednesday, hitting $33.05. 28,495 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 127,345. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 0.80 and a quick ratio of 0.79. The stock has a market cap of $431.53, a P/E ratio of 16.20, a PEG ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.17. Franklin Financial Network has a 1-year low of $30.30 and a 1-year high of $44.30.

Franklin Financial Network (NYSE:FSB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.08). The company had revenue of $27.87 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.20 million. Franklin Financial Network had a net margin of 19.08% and a return on equity of 11.44%. equities analysts forecast that Franklin Financial Network will post 2.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Franklin Financial Network

Franklin Financial Network, Inc is a financial holding company. Through its bank subsidiary, Franklin Synergy Bank (the Bank), a commercial bank, the Company provides a range of banking and related financial services. The Company focuses on the provision of services to small businesses, corporate entities, local governments and individuals.

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