BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) insider John G. Manos sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.89, for a total transaction of $148,900.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 22,100 shares in the company, valued at $329,069. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link.
Shares of BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) opened at 14.76 on Tuesday. BankFinancial Co. has a one year low of $11.38 and a one year high of $15.25. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $14.78 and a 200-day moving average of $14.56. The company has a market capitalization of $275.16 million, a PE ratio of 37.85 and a beta of 0.57.
BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 26th. The bank reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.01. BankFinancial had a net margin of 13.05% and a return on equity of 3.64%. The firm had revenue of $13.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.45 million. On average, equities analysts forecast that BankFinancial Co. will post $0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 10th were given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This is a positive change from BankFinancial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 8th. BankFinancial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.54%. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company LLC purchased a new position in BankFinancial during the third quarter worth $1,806,000. Banc Funds Co. LLC raised its position in BankFinancial by 40.3% in the third quarter. Banc Funds Co. LLC now owns 414,471 shares of the bank’s stock worth $5,264,000 after buying an additional 119,000 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC purchased a new position in BankFinancial during the third quarter worth $5,113,000. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in BankFinancial during the fourth quarter worth $200,000. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in BankFinancial by 27.1% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 16,400 shares of the bank’s stock worth $243,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. 59.54% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BankFinancial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 7th. About BankFinancial