F.N.B. (NYSE:FNB) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS

F.N.B. (NYSE:FNB) posted its earnings results on Monday. The bank reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.04, MarketWatch Earnings reports. F.N.B. had a net margin of 21.08% and a return on equity of 6.83%.

F.N.B. stock traded down $0.38 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $10.71. 107,650 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,474,957. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.88. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.92 and a beta of 1.34. F.N.B. has a 12 month low of $5.05 and a 12 month high of $12.75. The business’s 50-day moving average is $9.83 and its two-hundred day moving average is $8.15.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 4th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.48%. F.N.B.’s dividend payout ratio is 40.68%.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on FNB. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of F.N.B. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 6th. TheStreet raised shares of F.N.B. from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Monday, November 16th. Finally, Stephens cut shares of F.N.B. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $10.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, November 25th.

In other news, Director Mary Jo Dively acquired 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 2nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.12 per share, with a total value of $27,360.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 47,517 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $433,355.04. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders have acquired 7,000 shares of company stock worth $56,620 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.59% of the company’s stock.

F.N.B. Company Profile

F.N.B. Corporation, a financial holding company, provides a range of financial services primarily to consumers, corporations, governments, and small- to medium-sized businesses. The company operates through three segments: Community Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. It offers commercial banking solutions, including corporate and small business banking, investment real estate financing, business credit, capital market, and lease financing services.

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