Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 20th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of 0.15 per share by the bank on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th.

Premier Financial Bancorp has increased its dividend payment by an average of 7.0% per year over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 2 years.

Shares of Premier Financial Bancorp stock traded up $0.43 during trading on Monday, hitting $20.03. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 30,232 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,880. The company has a quick ratio of 0.88, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.05. Premier Financial Bancorp has a 52 week low of $13.42 and a 52 week high of $21.40. The stock has a market cap of $252.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.18 and a beta of 0.44.

Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The bank reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $16.65 million for the quarter. Premier Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 23.63% and a return on equity of 9.20%.

Separately, BidaskClub raised shares of Premier Financial Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday.

Premier Financial Bancorp Company Profile

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc, a multi-bank holding company, provides community banking services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses. The company accepts various deposit products, including checking, NOW, savings, money market, club, individual retirement, and overdraft protection accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.

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Dividend History for Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI)

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