Media stories about 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) (NASDAQ:FCCY) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 48.4930592577444 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several research firms have recently commented on FCCY. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. DA Davidson began coverage on shares of 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) in a research report on Friday, September 1st. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock.
1st Constitution Bancorp (NASDAQ:FCCY) traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $18.30. 3,748 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,803. The firm has a market capitalization of $147.34, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.07, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.44. 1st Constitution Bancorp has a twelve month low of $15.75 and a twelve month high of $20.85. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 0.90 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th were given a dividend of $0.06 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.31%. This is a positive change from 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ)’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 23.76%.
1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) Company Profile
1st Constitution Bancorp is the bank holding company for 1st Constitution Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a commercial bank, which is engaged in the business of commercial and retail banking. The Company operates through the Community Banking segment. The Community Banking segment consists of construction, commercial, retail and mortgage banking operations.
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