First National Financial Corp (TSE:FN) declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, August 15th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be given a dividend of 0.154 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a $1.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.19%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th.

Shares of First National Financial stock traded down C$0.01 during trading on Friday, hitting C$29.84. The stock had a trading volume of 20,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,527. First National Financial has a 12 month low of C$25.34 and a 12 month high of C$29.99.

First National Financial (TSE:FN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 24th. The company reported C$0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of C$0.78 by C($0.02). The firm had revenue of C$290.90 million during the quarter. First National Financial had a return on equity of 38.00% and a net margin of 17.02%.

A number of research analysts recently commented on FN shares. TD Securities increased their target price on First National Financial from C$29.00 to C$30.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 26th. National Bank Financial increased their target price on First National Financial from C$27.00 to C$28.00 and gave the company a “c$29.19” rating in a research note on Monday, July 23rd. Scotiabank increased their target price on First National Financial from C$26.00 to C$27.50 and gave the company a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on First National Financial from C$26.00 to C$28.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$28.30.

In related news, Director Moray Tawse acquired 4,800 shares of First National Financial stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$13.92 per share, with a total value of C$66,816.00. Also, Director Stephen Smith acquired 18,570 shares of First National Financial stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 15th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$29.62 per share, for a total transaction of C$550,043.40. Insiders have bought 24,920 shares of company stock worth $638,559 over the last ninety days.

About First National Financial

First National Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, originates, underwrites, and services residential and commercial mortgages in Canada. It offers single family residential, and multi-unit residential and commercial mortgages, as well as engages in the mortgage broker distribution channel operations.

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Dividend History for First National Financial (TSE:FN)

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