News coverage about TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) has trended positive recently, according to Alpha One. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TFS Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.44 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 88 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
TFS Financial (NASDAQ TFSL) traded up 1.10% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $15.61. 170,403 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $16.34 and its 200 day moving average is $17.43. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.03 and a beta of 0.56. TFS Financial has a 52 week low of $14.86 and a 52 week high of $19.89.
TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th. The bank reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. TFS Financial had a return on equity of 4.92% and a net margin of 19.86%. The firm had revenue of $70.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.57 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.07 earnings per share. TFS Financial’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that TFS Financial will post $0.30 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. TFS Financial’s payout ratio is currently 172.42%.
Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of TFS Financial from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 8th.
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In other TFS Financial news, Director Anthony J. Asher sold 22,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.42, for a total transaction of $361,240.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 1.39% of the company’s stock.
TFS Financial Company Profile
TFS Financial Corporation is the holding company of Third Federal Savings and Loan Association of Cleveland (Association). The Association is a savings and loan association. The Association’s principal business consists of originating and servicing residential real estate mortgage loans and attracting retail savings deposits.
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