Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Central Pacific Financial (CPF) Share Price

News coverage about Central Pacific Financial (NYSE:CPF) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media 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 one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Central Pacific Financial earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 44.7090185059142 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Central Pacific Financial stock opened at $30.38 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a current ratio of 0.77 and a quick ratio of 0.77. Central Pacific Financial has a 1 year low of $27.34 and a 1 year high of $33.55. The company has a market cap of $894.37, a P/E ratio of 18.83 and a beta of 1.13.

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Central Pacific Financial (NYSE:CPF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $51.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.60 million. Central Pacific Financial had a net margin of 18.81% and a return on equity of 9.56%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.39 earnings per share. analysts forecast that Central Pacific Financial will post 2.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Central Pacific Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd.

In other Central Pacific Financial news, Director Colbert M. Matsumoto purchased 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $28.61 per share, for a total transaction of $28,610.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 2,375 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $67,948.75. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders acquired a total of 2,850 shares of company stock valued at $82,710 over the last quarter. 4.30% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Central Pacific Financial Company Profile

Central Pacific Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Central Pacific Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to businesses, professionals, and individuals in Hawaii. The company operates in three segments: Banking Operations, Treasury, and All Others. It offers various deposit products and services, including personal and business checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, and time certificates of deposit.

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