Media stories about TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. TFS Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.0889009963143 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

TFS Financial (NASDAQ TFSL) traded down $0.07 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $14.91. 154,053 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 170,933. The company has a quick ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.17. TFS Financial has a 52 week low of $14.68 and a 52 week high of $19.38. The firm has a market cap of $4,230.00, a P/E ratio of 46.59 and a beta of 0.50.

TFS Financial (NASDAQ:TFSL) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The bank reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08. TFS Financial had a net margin of 20.73% and a return on equity of 5.30%. The company had revenue of $70.11 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $70.71 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 EPS. TFS Financial’s quarterly revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that TFS Financial will post 0.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 12th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 28th were given a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, November 27th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.56%. TFS Financial’s payout ratio is presently 212.50%.

TFSL has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of TFS Financial from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of TFS Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 16th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of TFS Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

In related news, Director Anthony J. Asher sold 4,165 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.33, for a total transaction of $63,849.45. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 1.39% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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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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