Sound Financial Bancorp Inc (SFBC) stock is higher by 6.86% over the past week and gets a Neutral rating from InvestorsObserver's Sentiment Indicator.
What is Stock Sentiment?
In investing, sentiment generally means whether or not a given security is in favor with investors. It is typically a pretty short-term metric that relies entirely on technical analysis. That means it doesn’t incorporate anything to do with the health or profitability of the underlying company.
Price action is generally the best indicator of sentiment. For a stock to go up, investors must feel good about it. Similarly, a stock that is in a downtrend must be out of favor.
InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator considers price action and recent trends in volume. Increasing volumes often mean that a trend is strengthening, while decreasing volumes can signal that a reversal could come soon.
The options market is another place to get signals about sentiment. Since options allow investors to place bets on the price of a stock, we consider the ratio of calls and puts for stocks where options are available.
What's Happening With SFBC Stock Today?
Sound Financial Bancorp Inc (SFBC) stock is up 0.42% while the S&P 500 is down -2.37% as of 3:21 PM on Thursday, Feb 25. SFBC has gained $0.15 from the previous closing price of $35.83 on volume of 92,337 shares. Over the past year the S&P 500 is higher by 22.51% while SFBC is down -0.36%. SFBC earned $3.44 a per share in the over the last 12 months, giving it a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.46.
More About Sound Financial Bancorp Inc
Sound Financial Bancorp Inc operates as the holding company for Sound Community Bank that provides traditional banking and other financial services for individuals and businesses. It attracts retail and commercial deposits from the general public and invests those funds, along with borrowed funds, in loans secured by first and second mortgages on one- to four- family residences including home equity loans and lines of credit, commercial and multifamily real estate, construction and land, consumer and commercial business loans. It also offers secured and unsecured consumer loan products, including manufactured home loans, floating home loans, automobile loans, boat loans and recreational vehicle loans.