First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) was upgraded by equities researchers at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued on Monday.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) opened at 35.50 on Monday. First Savings Financial Group has a one year low of $32.50 and a one year high of $36.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $78.24 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.92. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $35.28 and its 200-day moving average is $34.68.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be given a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%.

In other First Savings Financial Group news, COO John P. Lawson, Jr. sold 2,448 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $35.38, for a total value of $86,610.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 13,690 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $484,352.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

First Savings Financial Group Company Profile

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is the bank holding company for First Savings Bank. The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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