News headlines about Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive 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. Territorial Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4375491599171 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.

Territorial Bancorp traded down $0.13, reaching $31.23, on Wednesday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,094 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,640. The stock has a market cap of $308.85 million, a P/E ratio of 17.54 and a beta of 0.26. Territorial Bancorp has a 52 week low of $28.12 and a 52 week high of $33.00. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 0.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42.

Territorial Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBNK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $15.98 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.90 million. Territorial Bancorp had a net margin of 21.08% and a return on equity of 7.45%. research analysts anticipate that Territorial Bancorp will post 2.1 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 11th will be paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 10th. This represents a yield of 2.56%. Territorial Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 44.94%.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on TBNK shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Territorial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 24th. BidaskClub cut shares of Territorial Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, April 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Territorial Bancorp has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $34.00.

In related news, Director David S. Murakami sold 4,394 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.67, for a total value of $134,763.98. Following the sale, the director now owns 27,494 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $843,240.98. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Vice Chairman Ralph Y. Nakatsuka sold 6,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.78, for a total transaction of $187,758.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 14,817 shares of company stock worth $455,152. 11.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About Territorial Bancorp

Territorial Bancorp Inc operates as the holding company for Territorial Savings Bank that provides various financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The company offers a range of deposit accounts, including passbook and statement savings accounts, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, commercial and regular checking accounts, and NOW accounts.

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