Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDB) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts

Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDBGet Free Report) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the two ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $60.00.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on INDB. TheStreet cut Independent Bank from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 13th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods dropped their target price on Independent Bank from $64.00 to $60.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 22nd.

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Institutional Investors Weigh In On Independent Bank

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Sachetta LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Independent Bank during the 4th quarter worth about $56,000. EntryPoint Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Independent Bank in the first quarter worth approximately $47,000. Covestor Ltd boosted its position in shares of Independent Bank by 13.5% in the third quarter. Covestor Ltd now owns 2,598 shares of the bank’s stock worth $128,000 after acquiring an additional 310 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Independent Bank in the fourth quarter worth approximately $217,000. Finally, TFO Wealth Partners LLC raised its holdings in Independent Bank by 215,100.0% in the fourth quarter. TFO Wealth Partners LLC now owns 4,304 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $283,000 after buying an additional 4,302 shares during the period. 83.40% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Independent Bank Stock Down 0.0 %

Independent Bank stock opened at $46.51 on Thursday. Independent Bank has a fifty-two week low of $44.08 and a fifty-two week high of $68.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a current ratio of 0.96. The company has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.98 and a beta of 0.80. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $50.40 and a 200-day simple moving average of $54.59.

Independent Bank (NASDAQ:INDBGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 18th. The bank reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.15 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $167.38 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $171.80 million. Independent Bank had a net margin of 23.97% and a return on equity of 7.85%. Equities research analysts expect that Independent Bank will post 4.46 earnings per share for the current year.

About Independent Bank

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Independent Bank Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Rockland Trust Company that provides commercial banking products and services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses in the United States. The company provides interest checking, money market, and savings accounts, as well as demand deposits and time certificates of deposit.

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