The market has been down on Provident Bancorp Inc (Maryland) (PVBC) stock recently. PVBC gets a Bearish score from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.
Provident Bancorp Inc (Maryland) has a Bearish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on PVBC!
What is Stock Sentiment?
When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment.
Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion.
For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.
What's Happening With PVBC Stock Today?
Provident Bancorp Inc (Maryland) (PVBC) stock has gained 1.05% while the S&P 500 has fallen -1.42% as of 3:54 PM on Tuesday, Dec 6. PVBC is higher by $0.07 from the previous closing price of $6.22 on volume of 110,527 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is down -14.14% while PVBC has fallen -65.57%. PVBC earned $1.16 a per share in the over the last 12 months, giving it a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.41.
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More About Provident Bancorp Inc (Maryland)
Provident Bancorp Inc provides a range of banking products and services to small and medium-sized commercial customers. It attracts deposits from the general public and uses those funds to originate loans, commercial real estate, construction and land, and commercial business loans, and to invest in securities. The company lending activities include providing commercial real estate loans, multi-family residential real estate loans, commercial business loans, construction and land development loans, one-to four-family residential loans, home equity loans & lines of credit, and consumer loans.
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