Two Sigma Investments LP lessened its stake in BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) by 14.4% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 35,932 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 6,021 shares during the quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP’s holdings in BankFinancial were worth $537,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BFIN. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in BankFinancial by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 114,003 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,816,000 after acquiring an additional 4,430 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in BankFinancial by 3.1% during the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 891,100 shares of the bank’s stock worth $14,204,000 after acquiring an additional 26,900 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in BankFinancial by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 823,957 shares of the bank’s stock worth $13,134,000 after acquiring an additional 26,521 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in BankFinancial by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 823,957 shares of the bank’s stock worth $13,134,000 after acquiring an additional 26,521 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in BankFinancial by 29.0% during the 4th quarter. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. now owns 14,913 shares of the bank’s stock worth $223,000 after acquiring an additional 3,350 shares in the last quarter. 66.50% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages have issued reports on BFIN. FIG Partners cut shares of BankFinancial from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. BidaskClub cut shares of BankFinancial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 9th. ValuEngine cut shares of BankFinancial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, February 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, December 17th.

Shares of BankFinancial stock opened at $15.06 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11. BankFinancial Co. has a 1 year low of $13.46 and a 1 year high of $18.62. The stock has a market cap of $247.85 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.38.

BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 22nd. The bank reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $21.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.90 million. BankFinancial had a net margin of 25.40% and a return on equity of 7.78%. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that BankFinancial Co. will post 0.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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BankFinancial Company Profile

BankFinancial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association that provides commercial, family, and personal banking products and services in Illinois. The company accepts various deposit products, including savings, NOW, checking, money market, IRA, and other retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.

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