QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) CEO Thomas D. Budd sold 997 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.33, for a total value of $44,197.01. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 4,208 shares in the company, valued at approximately $186,540.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) traded up $0.05 on Friday, reaching $43.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 158,247 shares, compared to its average volume of 43,113. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. QCR Holdings, Inc. has a 1-year low of $39.85 and a 1-year high of $50.00. The stock has a market cap of $602.78, a P/E ratio of 16.69, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 0.54.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.46%. QCR’s dividend payout ratio is 7.84%.

Several analysts have commented on QCRH shares. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $55.00 target price on QCR and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Maxim Group cut their target price on QCR from $53.00 to $51.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded QCR from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $52.67.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in QCRH. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of QCR during the 2nd quarter valued at $5,760,000. AJO LP lifted its holdings in shares of QCR by 507.5% during the 2nd quarter. AJO LP now owns 88,437 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,192,000 after buying an additional 73,879 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. bought a new position in shares of QCR during the 2nd quarter valued at $3,468,000. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its holdings in shares of QCR by 62.5% during the 3rd quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 141,208 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $6,425,000 after buying an additional 54,304 shares during the period. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans bought a new position in shares of QCR during the 2nd quarter valued at $1,934,000. 59.71% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About QCR

QCR Holdings, Inc is a multi-bank holding company. The Company serves the Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Des Moines/Ankeny and Rockford communities through its banking subsidiaries, Quad City Bank and Trust Company (QCBT), Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust Company (CRBT), Community State Bank (CSB), Rockford Bank and Trust Company (RB&T), and Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, which provide full-service commercial and consumer banking and trust and asset management services.

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