TowneBank (TOWN) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 on July 12th

TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWNGet Free Report) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 29th, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, June 28th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the bank on Friday, July 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 28th.

TowneBank has raised its dividend payment by an average of 10.8% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 12 years. TowneBank has a dividend payout ratio of 40.5% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Analysts expect TowneBank to earn $2.58 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.00 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 38.8%.

TowneBank Stock Performance

Shares of TOWN opened at $27.21 on Friday. TowneBank has a 1 year low of $21.63 and a 1 year high of $31.08. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion, a PE ratio of 13.46 and a beta of 0.89. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $27.14 and a 200-day simple moving average of $27.70.

TowneBank (NASDAQ:TOWNGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 24th. The bank reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.48. The business had revenue of $167.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $169.68 million. TowneBank had a net margin of 15.50% and a return on equity of 7.45%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. Analysts predict that TowneBank will post 2.07 EPS for the current year.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, StockNews.com downgraded TowneBank from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 8th.

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TowneBank Company Profile

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TowneBank provides retail and commercial banking services for individuals, commercial enterprises, and professionals. The company operates through three segments: Banking, Realty, and Insurance. It accepts various deposits, including demand deposits, savings accounts, money rate savings, certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts.

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