TheStreet Downgrades Valley Financial Cor to Hold (VYFC)
Valley Financial Cor (NASDAQ:VYFC) was downgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Tuesday, Analyst Ratings Net reports.
The analysts wrote, “Valley Financial (VYFC) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company’s earnings per share.”
Shares of Valley Financial Cor (NASDAQ:VYFC) remained flat at $11.54 during trading on Tuesday. Valley Financial Cor has a 1-year low of $8.86 and a 1-year high of $12.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.2 and a 200-day moving average of $11.02. The company has a market cap of $55.6 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.16.
Valley Financial Cor (NASDAQ:VYFC) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 25th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.04. Analysts expect that Valley Financial Cor will post $1.27 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, June 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.39%.
Separately, analysts at DA Davidson raised their price target on shares of Valley Financial Cor from $13.00 to $14.00 in a research note on Friday. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
Valley Financial Corporation is a bank holding company for Valley Bank (NASDAQ:VYFC).
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