Media headlines about Access National (NASDAQ:ANCX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Access National earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5661148259193 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several research firms recently commented on ANCX. BidaskClub downgraded Access National from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Access National from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Stephens began coverage on Access National in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $31.00 price objective on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $29.00 price objective on shares of Access National in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Raymond James Financial upgraded Access National from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $31.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Access National presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $31.00.
Access National (NASDAQ:ANCX) traded down $0.27 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $28.81. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 29,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 27,960. The stock has a market capitalization of $594.77, a P/E ratio of 30.65 and a beta of 0.98. Access National has a 12-month low of $24.36 and a 12-month high of $33.18. The company has a current ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14.
In related news, insider Mark D. Moore bought 3,972 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 24th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $27.84 per share, for a total transaction of $110,580.48. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 4,744 shares of company stock worth $132,073. Company insiders own 14.23% of the company’s stock.
About Access National
Access National Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its subsidiary, Access National Bank (the Bank). The Bank offers a range of financial services and products, and specializes in providing customized financial services to small and medium sized businesses, professionals and associated individuals.
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