News stories about TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) have trended positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of 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 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 78 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of TFS Financial from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 8th.
Shares of TFS Financial (TFSL) traded down 1.07% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $15.74. 178,109 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. TFS Financial has a 52-week low of $15.63 and a 52-week high of $19.89. The stock has a market cap of $4.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.47 and a beta of 0.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.46 and its 200-day moving average is $17.58.
TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 28th. The bank reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. TFS Financial had a net margin of 19.86% and a return on equity of 4.92%. The firm had revenue of $70.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $68.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.07 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that TFS Financial will post $0.30 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.18%. TFS Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 172.42%.
In other TFS Financial news, Director Anthony J. Asher sold 22,000 shares of TFS Financial stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.42, for a total transaction of $361,240.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders own 1.39% of the company’s stock.
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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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