Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) Stock Price

Press coverage about Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. 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. Peoples Financial Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.3810501042258 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) traded up $0.55 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $14.65. 1,100 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,386. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.24, a PE ratio of 64.09 and a beta of 0.11. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Peoples Financial Corporation has a twelve month low of $10.80 and a twelve month high of $16.40.

Peoples Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:PFBX) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.05 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $5.84 million during the quarter. Peoples Financial Corporation had a net margin of 4.94% and a return on equity of 1.21%.

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Peoples Financial Corporation Company Profile

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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