First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart Sells 500 Shares
First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 500 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.88, for a total transaction of $28,440.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,114 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $575,284.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ FSFG) traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $56.71. 501 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,195. First Savings Financial Group, Inc. has a 1 year low of $43.25 and a 1 year high of $58.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $127.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.09 and a beta of 0.23. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10.
First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The bank reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.06. First Savings Financial Group had a net margin of 21.89% and a return on equity of 10.74%. The firm had revenue of $10.52 million during the quarter.
Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stilwell Value LLC lifted its holdings in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 5,178.0% during the second quarter. Stilwell Value LLC now owns 1,055,600 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,056,000 after purchasing an additional 1,035,600 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in First Savings Financial Group by 15.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 25,259 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,382,000 after acquiring an additional 3,417 shares during the last quarter. ZPR Investment Management raised its holdings in First Savings Financial Group by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter. ZPR Investment Management now owns 6,244 shares of the bank’s stock worth $342,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp purchased a new position in First Savings Financial Group in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $224,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in First Savings Financial Group in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $108,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 18.03% of the company’s stock.
Separately, Maxim Group lifted their target price on shares of First Savings Financial Group from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 20th.
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First Savings Financial Group Company Profile
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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