Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.07

Media coverage about Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 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. Norwood Financial Corp. earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0746490336089 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

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

Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ NWFL) opened at 44.00 on Friday. Norwood Financial Corp. has a one year low of $28.50 and a one year high of $44.37. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $42.49 and a 200 day moving average price of $39.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $182.38 million, a P/E ratio of 22.55 and a beta of 0.13. Shares of Norwood Financial Corp. are set to split before the market opens on Monday, September 18th. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, August 9th. The newly created shares will be payable to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, September 15th.

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

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 14th were paid a dividend of $0.32 per share. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. Norwood Financial Corp.’s payout ratio is currently 66.32%.

In related news, insider John H. Sanders sold 2,200 shares of Norwood Financial Corp. stock in a transaction on Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.15, for a total transaction of $94,930.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 550 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $23,732.50. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Kevin M. Lamont bought 825 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $41.17 per share, with a total value of $33,965.25. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 85,272 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,510,648.24. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have bought 1,675 shares of company stock valued at $68,397 and have sold 7,700 shares valued at $317,020. 6.40% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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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