First South Bancorp (FSBK) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.01

News stories about First South Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 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 closest to one being the most favorable. First South Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.4371010492514 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of First South Bancorp (NASDAQ FSBK) traded down 0.9345% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $18.3073. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 8,388 shares. The company has a market cap of $173.97 million, a P/E ratio of 22.3260 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $17.83 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.67. First South Bancorp has a 1-year low of $9.23 and a 1-year high of $18.90.

First South Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The bank reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter. First South Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.98% and a net margin of 14.98%. The firm had revenue of $12.63 million during the quarter.

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About First South Bancorp

First South Bancorp, Inc is the bank holding company for First South Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank, the Company operates a commercial banking business. The Bank is a North Carolina chartered commercial bank. The Bank’s segment is providing general commercial banking services to its markets located in the state of North Carolina.

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