Media headlines about Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) have been trending very positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Central Pacific Financial Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.57 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Central Pacific Financial Corp. : Conference Call To Discuss First Quarter 2017 Financial Results (4-traders.com)
- Central Pacific Financial Corp. Conference Call To Discuss First Quarter 2017 Financial Results (finance.yahoo.com)
- Central Pacific Bank looks to grow Japanese customer base through new partnership (bizjournals.com)
- Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact Central Pacific Financial Corp. (CPF) Share Price (americanbankingnews.com)
- Central Pacific Financial : Bank And TSUBASA Alliance Of Japan Enters Agreement For Business Development (4-traders.com)
Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) opened at 30.55 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $940.12 million, a PE ratio of 20.37 and a beta of 1.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $30.28 and its 200 day moving average price is $29.64. Central Pacific Financial Corp. has a 52-week low of $21.88 and a 52-week high of $33.12.
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Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE:CPF) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $53.47 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $50.90 million. Central Pacific Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 9.16% and a net margin of 21.99%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Central Pacific Financial Corp. will post $1.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Compass Point upgraded Central Pacific Financial Corp. from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 26th.
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In other Central Pacific Financial Corp. news, insider John C. Dean sold 1,699 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.17, for a total value of $52,957.83. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 8,122 shares in the company, valued at approximately $253,162.74. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider John C. Dean sold 9,378 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.49, for a total value of $285,935.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 8,122 shares in the company, valued at $247,639.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 27,356 shares of company stock worth $841,984 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 4.20% of the company’s stock.
Central Pacific Financial Corp. Company Profile
Central Pacific Financial Corp. is the bank holding company of Central Pacific Bank (the Bank). The Company’s segments include Banking Operations, Treasury and All Others. The Banking Operations segment includes construction and real estate development lending, commercial lending, residential mortgage lending, consumer lending, trust services, retail brokerage services and its retail branch offices, which provide a range of deposit and loan products, as well as various other banking services.
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