News headlines about Capstar Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:CSTR) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capstar Financial Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.7402209087138 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Compass Point downgraded Capstar Financial Holdings from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $18.00 target price on shares of Capstar Financial Holdings in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised Capstar Financial Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Sandler O’Neill downgraded Capstar Financial Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $21.00 to $19.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Capstar Financial Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and six have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.80.
In related news, Director Dale W. Polley acquired 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $16.99 per share, with a total value of $50,970.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 5,704 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $96,910.96. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Julie D. Frist sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.44, for a total value of $38,880.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 19.28% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About Capstar Financial Holdings
CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates primarily through its subsidiary, CapStar Bank. CapStar Bank is a commercial bank. The Company’s lines of business include commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, healthcare, correspondent banking, personal and private banking and wealth management, and mortgage banking.
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