FS Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:FSBW) insider Robert B. Fuller sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.05, for a total value of $206,675.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,185 shares in the company, valued at $601,424.25. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of FSBW opened at $60.96 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.90, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $222.22 million, a P/E ratio of 14.60, a PEG ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 0.53. FS Bancorp Inc has a twelve month low of $45.55 and a twelve month high of $66.40.

FS Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBW) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 27th. The bank reported $1.13 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.18 by ($0.05). The firm had revenue of $17.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $17.43 million. FS Bancorp had a return on equity of 12.38% and a net margin of 21.13%. equities research analysts expect that FS Bancorp Inc will post 4.63 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 8th will be given a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 7th. FS Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 13.43%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Bessemer Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of FS Bancorp in the 2nd quarter worth $133,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of FS Bancorp by 228.5% in the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,753 shares of the bank’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 1,915 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. purchased a new position in shares of FS Bancorp in the 2nd quarter worth $209,000. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of FS Bancorp by 21.5% in the 2nd quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 5,224 shares of the bank’s stock worth $330,000 after buying an additional 926 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of FS Bancorp in the 2nd quarter worth $380,000. 52.58% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on FSBW. ValuEngine lowered FS Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised FS Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

About FS Bancorp

FS Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for 1st Security Bank of Washington that provides banking and financial services to local families, local and regional businesses, and industry niches. The company operates in two segments, Commercial and Consumer Banking; and Home Lending. It offers various deposit instruments, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposits.

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