News coverage about First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Savings Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.6241233215835 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Separately, Maxim Group increased their price target on First Savings Financial Group from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ FSFG) opened at $56.45 on Tuesday. First Savings Financial Group has a 52-week low of $40.05 and a 52-week high of $58.97. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. The company has a market capitalization of $126.44, a P/E ratio of 13.99 and a beta of 0.23.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The bank reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.06. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 10.74% and a net margin of 21.89%. The firm had revenue of $10.52 million during the quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.99%. First Savings Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 14.11%.

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About First Savings Financial Group

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the 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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