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Earnings Preview: Dime Community Bancshares


On Thursday, Jan. 25, Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ: DCOM) will report its last quarter's earnings. Here is Benzinga's take on the company's latest release.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts covering Dime Community Bancshares modeled for quarterly EPS of 34 cents per share on revenue of $39 million .

The current analyst consensus estimate would represent a 3.03 percent increase in the company's EPS figure. Revenue would be down 0.49 percent from the year-ago period.

Here's how the company's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:


Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 0.32 0.31 0.32 0.3
EPS Actual 0.35 0.32 0.3 0.33


Q4 EPS Estimate: 34 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $39 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Dime Community Bancshares were trading at $21.8 as of Jan. 25. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 7.9 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be content going into this earnings release.

Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The most common rating by analysts on Dime Community Bancshares stock is a Sell. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.

Conference Call

Dime Community Bancshares's Q4 is scheduled to hold a conference call at 5:30 p.m. ET and it can be accessed here:


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