News coverage about Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Peoples Financial Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.2834116854906 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Peoples Financial Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd.
Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) opened at 13.30 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $68.14 million, a P/E ratio of 54.29 and a beta of -0.02. Peoples Financial Corporation has a 52 week low of $10.23 and a 52 week high of $16.40. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $13.37 and a 200-day moving average of $14.13.
Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Peoples Financial Corporation had a net margin of 4.94% and a return on equity of 1.38%. The company had revenue of $6.43 million during the quarter. Analysts anticipate that Peoples Financial Corporation will post $0.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Peoples Financial Corporation
Peoples Financial Corporation is a bank holding company, which operates in the state of Mississippi through its subsidiary, The Peoples Bank, Biloxi, Mississippi (the Bank). The Bank offers a range of services to individuals and small to middle market businesses within its trade area. The Bank’s primary lending focus is to offer business loans, commercial loans, real estate loans, construction loans, personal loans and installment loans, with an emphasis on commercial lending.
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