Shares of DNB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:DNBF) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating.

Brokerages have set a one year consensus price target of $37.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.53 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned DNB Financial an industry rank of 196 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

DNBF has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DNB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $38.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, October 27th. ValuEngine raised shares of DNB Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Banc Funds Co. LLC grew its holdings in shares of DNB Financial by 12.7% in the second quarter. Banc Funds Co. LLC now owns 245,767 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,430,000 after purchasing an additional 27,679 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in shares of DNB Financial by 1.2% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 111,107 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,811,000 after purchasing an additional 1,279 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of DNB Financial by 78.7% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 91,445 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,136,000 after purchasing an additional 40,267 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of DNB Financial by 218.7% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 38,661 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,326,000 after purchasing an additional 26,530 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp purchased a new position in shares of DNB Financial in the second quarter valued at $994,000. 30.65% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of DNB Financial (DNBF) opened at $34.25 on Thursday. DNB Financial has a one year low of $26.25 and a one year high of $35.85. The company has a market cap of $147.70, a P/E ratio of 18.11 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69.

DNB Financial (NASDAQ:DNBF) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.04. DNB Financial had a net margin of 19.77% and a return on equity of 8.33%. The company had revenue of $10.74 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.30 million. equities analysts forecast that DNB Financial will post 2.2 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. DNB Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 12.67%.

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About DNB Financial

DNB Financial Corporation is a bank holding company for DNB First, National Association (the Bank). The Company operates through the Community Banking segment. The Bank is a commercial bank providing a range of services to individuals and small to medium sized businesses in the southeastern Pennsylvania market area, including accepting time, demand and savings deposits, and making secured and unsecured commercial, real estate and consumer loans.

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