Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL) was the recipient of a large decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 900 shares, a decrease of 67.9% from the June 15th total of 2,800 shares. Currently, 0.0% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.4 days.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Salisbury Bancorp stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL) by 8.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 35,389 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,843 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 1.26% of Salisbury Bancorp worth $1,280,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors own 8.07% of the company’s stock.

SAL has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. FIG Partners restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Salisbury Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, April 30th. ValuEngine cut Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd.

Shares of NASDAQ:SAL traded up $1.77 during trading on Friday, reaching $39.42. 3,420 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,520. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.01. Salisbury Bancorp has a 1-year low of $33.20 and a 1-year high of $44.69. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $38.93. The stock has a market capitalization of $110.72 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.49 and a beta of 0.46.

Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 26th. The bank reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.81 by $0.14. Salisbury Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.66% and a net margin of 18.08%. The company had revenue of $10.89 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.70 million. Equities analysts anticipate that Salisbury Bancorp will post 3.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Salisbury Bancorp Company Profile

Salisbury Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Salisbury Bank and Trust Company that provides commercial banking, consumer financing, retail banking, and trust and wealth advisory services. It offers various retail and commercial deposit products. The company also provides loans, such as residential and commercial real estate loans; construction loans; commercial loans; and consumer loans, including home equity loans and lines of credit, and auto and personal installment loans.

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