Press coverage about Park National (NYSEMKT:PRK) has trended negative on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Park National earned a media sentiment score of -0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Several research firms recently issued reports on PRK. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Park National from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 14th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Park National from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd.
Park National (NYSEMKT:PRK) opened at 104.71 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $1.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.40 and a beta of 0.85. Park National has a 12-month low of $87.60 and a 12-month high of $122.88. The company has a 50-day moving average of $104.39 and a 200 day moving average of $108.22.
Park National (NYSEMKT:PRK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 21st. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $76.46 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.75 million. Park National had a return on equity of 10.94% and a net margin of 26.51%. Equities analysts expect that Park National will post $5.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Park National Company Profile
Park National Corporation (Park) is a financial holding company. Park’s principal business consists of owning and supervising its subsidiaries. Park’s banking operations are conducted through The Park National Bank (Park National Bank). Its segments include Park National Bank, Guardian Financial Services Company (Guardian Finance) and SE Property Holdings, LLC (SEPH).
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