Press coverage about Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Financial Institutions earned a news sentiment score of 1.20 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned headlines about the bank an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on FISI shares. BidaskClub raised Financial Institutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised Financial Institutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, August 12th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Financial Institutions from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd.

FISI stock opened at $32.20 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.85, a current ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $512.15 million, a PE ratio of 12.53 and a beta of 0.83. Financial Institutions has a twelve month low of $24.49 and a twelve month high of $32.69. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $30.58 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $29.03.

Financial Institutions (NASDAQ:FISI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The bank reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $44.84 million during the quarter. Financial Institutions had a return on equity of 11.78% and a net margin of 20.81%.

Financial Institutions Company Profile

Financial Institutions, Inc operates as the holding company for Five Star Bank that provides banking and financial services to individuals, municipalities, and businesses. It operates in two segments, Banking and Non-Banking. The company offers checking and savings account programs, including money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and sweep investments, as well as individual retirement and other qualified plan accounts.

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