News coverage about Bank of the James Financial Group (NASDAQ:BOTJ) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank of the James Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.6081125559336 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Bank of the James Financial Group (BOTJ) traded up $0.32 on Tuesday, hitting $14.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,838. Bank of the James Financial Group has a 1 year low of $12.70 and a 1 year high of $18.50. The firm has a market cap of $63.79, a P/E ratio of 22.42 and a beta of 0.88.
Bank of the James Financial Group (NASDAQ:BOTJ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $6.60 million for the quarter. Bank of the James Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.68% and a net margin of 10.33%.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. Bank of the James Financial Group’s payout ratio is 36.92%.
In related news, Director Lydia K. Langley acquired 5,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 20th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.59 per share, for a total transaction of $77,327.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 18,494 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $269,827.46. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders bought a total of 6,020 shares of company stock valued at $88,000 in the last 90 days. 9.98% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Bank of the James Financial Group Company Profile
Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for Bank of the James (Bank). The Bank is a Virginia banking corporation engaged in general retail and commercial banking business. The Company conducts two principal activities: general retail and commercial banking through the Bank and mortgage origination services through Bank of the James Mortgage, a division of the Bank.
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