Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Sussex Bancorp (SBBX) Stock Price

Press coverage about Sussex Bancorp (NASDAQ:SBBX) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sussex Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.6988153047252 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Sussex Bancorp (SBBX) traded down $0.40 during trading on Friday, reaching $27.25. 3,451 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,234. The firm has a market capitalization of $164.59, a P/E ratio of 20.64 and a beta of 0.52. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. Sussex Bancorp has a 1 year low of $19.70 and a 1 year high of $28.55.

Sussex Bancorp (NASDAQ:SBBX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33. The firm had revenue of $9.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.60 million. Sussex Bancorp had a net margin of 15.97% and a return on equity of 9.19%. research analysts predict that Sussex Bancorp will post 1.31 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have commented on SBBX shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $28.50 price objective on shares of Sussex Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Sussex Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Sussex Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.

In other Sussex Bancorp news, EVP Sergio Enzo Musacchio sold 1,199 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.32, for a total value of $31,557.68. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 3,448 shares in the company, valued at $90,751.36. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 17.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Sussex Bancorp

Sussex Bancorp is a bank holding company for Sussex Bank (the Bank). The Company’s primary business is the ownership and supervision of the Bank. The Company has two business segments: banking and financial services, and insurance services. The Company, through the Bank, conducts a traditional commercial banking business, and offer services, including personal and business checking accounts and time deposits, money market accounts and savings accounts.

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