Norwood Financial Corp. (NWFL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows

News articles about Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Norwood Financial Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1482395110328 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Norwood Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd.

Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ NWFL) traded down 1.33% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $40.07. The stock had a trading volume of 5,996 shares. The company has a market cap of $166.09 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.54 and a beta of 0.13. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $42.26 and its 200 day moving average is $39.58. Norwood Financial Corp. has a 12 month low of $28.10 and a 12 month high of $44.37. Norwood Financial Corp.’s stock is scheduled to split on Monday, September 18th. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, August 9th. The newly minted shares will be distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, September 15th.

Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Norwood Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 7.07% and a net margin of 18.66%. The company had revenue of $10.31 million during the quarter.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th were paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. Norwood Financial Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 66.32%.

In other news, Director Joseph W. Adams purchased 700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $38.78 per share, with a total value of $27,146.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 22,182 shares in the company, valued at approximately $860,217.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider John H. Sanders sold 2,200 shares of Norwood Financial Corp. stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.15, for a total value of $94,930.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 550 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $23,732.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 2,375 shares of company stock valued at $95,543 and have sold 7,700 shares valued at $317,020. Insiders own 6.40% of the company’s stock.

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Norwood Financial Corp. Company Profile

Norwood Financial Corp. is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, Wayne Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a chartered bank and trust company. The Bank is an independent community bank that operates over five offices in the Wayne County, approximately three offices in Pike County, four offices in Monroe County and over three offices in Lackawanna County.

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