News coverage about FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. FCB Financial Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.2816449879059 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Insider Selling: FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (FCB) CEO Sells 10,900 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Selling: FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (FCB) Director Sells 19,858 Shares of Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (FCB) CEO Kent S. Ellert Sells 20,899 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- Insider Trading Activity FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) – Director Sold 18,949 shares of Stock (4-traders.com)
- FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. Cl (NYSE:FCB) Sees Unusual Trading Volume in Its Shares (highlightpress.com)
Several analysts have recently commented on FCB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine raised shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price target (up previously from $56.00) on shares of FCB Financial Holdings in a research report on Sunday, April 23rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of FCB Financial Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $51.00 price target on shares of FCB Financial Holdings in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. FCB Financial Holdings presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $51.67.
Shares of FCB Financial Holdings (FCB) opened at 43.20 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $46.81 and a 200-day moving average price of $47.41. FCB Financial Holdings has a 12 month low of $35.55 and a 12 month high of $50.33. The stock has a market cap of $1.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.06 and a beta of 1.29.
FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The bank reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $83 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $83.47 million. FCB Financial Holdings had a net margin of 33.95% and a return on equity of 11.11%. FCB Financial Holdings’s revenue was up 13.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.56 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that FCB Financial Holdings will post $2.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other FCB Financial Holdings news, CEO Kent S. Ellert sold 20,899 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.27, for a total transaction of $925,198.73. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 150,766 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,674,410.82. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Vice Chairman Les J. Lieberman sold 10,454 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $47.10, for a total transaction of $492,383.40. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 310,599 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,629,212.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 694,846 shares of company stock worth $32,405,574. 15.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About FCB Financial Holdings
FCB Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company with a national bank subsidiary, Florida Community Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates in the Community Banking segment. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of retail and commercial banking services. As of December 31, 2016, the Company provided a range of financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, some large businesses, and other local organizations and entities through 46 branches in south and central Florida.
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