Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION) is scheduled to release its earnings data on Wednesday, January 17th. Analysts expect Fidelity Southern to post earnings of $0.32 per share for the quarter.

Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by ($0.06). Fidelity Southern had a return on equity of 11.30% and a net margin of 13.78%. The firm had revenue of $67.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $71.20 million. On average, analysts expect Fidelity Southern to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION) opened at $22.53 on Wednesday. Fidelity Southern has a 52 week low of $20.08 and a 52 week high of $24.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.02. The firm has a market capitalization of $604.57, a P/E ratio of 14.08 and a beta of 1.31.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Fidelity Southern from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.50.

In other news, insider James B. Miller, Jr. sold 35,700 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.11, for a total value of $789,327.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,876,372 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $63,596,584.92. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider David Buchanan sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.75, for a total value of $83,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 254,693 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $5,284,879.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders bought 10,546 shares of company stock valued at $19,596 and sold 86,047 shares valued at $1,273,590. Corporate insiders own 18.77% of the company’s stock.

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Fidelity Southern Company Profile

Fidelity Southern Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its subsidiary bank, Fidelity Bank, which is a state chartered bank (the Bank). The Company provides an array of financial products and services for business and retail customers in the metropolitan Atlanta and Jacksonville, Orlando and Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida markets.

Earnings History for Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION)

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