Stock Yards Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:SYBT) Director Carl G. Herde acquired 3,000 shares of Stock Yards Bancorp stock in a transaction on Monday, March 19th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $36.05 per share, for a total transaction of $108,150.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 25,090 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $904,494.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Stock Yards Bancorp stock traded up $0.05 during trading on Monday, reaching $35.90. 70,634 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 49,980. The firm has a market capitalization of $814.34, a P/E ratio of 21.66 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 0.90 and a quick ratio of 0.90. Stock Yards Bancorp Inc has a 12-month low of $31.90 and a 12-month high of $44.50.

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Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. The bank reported $0.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $38.57 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $38.01 million. Stock Yards Bancorp had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 24.39%. research analysts forecast that Stock Yards Bancorp Inc will post 2.27 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.56%. This is an increase from Stock Yards Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. Stock Yards Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 50.60%.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Stock Yards Bancorp by 33.8% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 33,506 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,273,000 after purchasing an additional 8,456 shares in the last quarter. Walthausen & Co. LLC boosted its stake in shares of Stock Yards Bancorp by 15.6% in the 3rd quarter. Walthausen & Co. LLC now owns 319,448 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $12,139,000 after purchasing an additional 43,160 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Stock Yards Bancorp by 5.6% in the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 97,023 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,687,000 after purchasing an additional 5,135 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Stock Yards Bancorp by 1.5% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 800,868 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $30,432,000 after purchasing an additional 11,455 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Stock Yards Bancorp in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.15% of the company’s stock.

SYBT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Stock Yards Bancorp in a research note on Friday, January 26th.

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Stock Yards Bancorp Company Profile

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank is a state chartered bank. The Company operates through two segments: commercial banking, and wealth management and trust. The commercial banking segment provides a full range of loan and deposit products to individual consumers and businesses, plus origination of consumer mortgages and securities brokerage activity.

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