Headlines about The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TCFC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news 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. The Community Financial Corporation earned a daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.9543454146907 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

The Community Financial Corporation (TCFC) remained flat at $$36.20 on Monday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,859 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,456. The Community Financial Corporation has a one year low of $22.88 and a one year high of $40.69. The stock has a market capitalization of $168.32, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.24 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 0.97.

The Community Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:TCFC) last released its earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.07. The Community Financial Corporation had a return on equity of 9.08% and a net margin of 17.13%. The firm had revenue of $12.17 million during the quarter.

The business also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 20th. Investors of record on Friday, October 6th were paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 5th. This represents a yield of 1.13%. The Community Financial Corporation’s payout ratio is 4.76%.

Separately, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $38.00 target price on shares of The Community Financial Corporation in a research note on Friday, October 20th.

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In other The Community Financial Corporation news, VP James F. Dimisa sold 1,000 shares of The Community Financial Corporation stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.00, for a total transaction of $34,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 13,860 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $471,240. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 12.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About The Community Financial Corporation

The Community Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company owns a commercial bank, Community Bank of the Chesapeake (the Bank). Its segments include Lending Activities, Investment Activities, Sources of Funds and Subsidiary Activities. The Bank operates over 15 automated teller machines, including approximately four stand-alone locations.

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