Press coverage about Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Southern Missouri Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the savings and loans company an impact score of 44.9981551558272 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) opened at $40.34 on Thursday. Southern Missouri Bancorp has a 1-year low of $30.30 and a 1-year high of $40.80. The firm has a market cap of $335.92, a P/E ratio of 18.27 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a current ratio of 1.00 and a quick ratio of 1.00.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th were issued a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.09%. Southern Missouri Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 20.56%.

In other Southern Missouri Bancorp news, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 1,912 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.23, for a total transaction of $75,007.76. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 4,427 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $174,866.50. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 33,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,319,300. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 6,559 shares of company stock valued at $258,564. 17.86% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Southern Missouri Bancorp Company Profile

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Southern Bank (the Bank). The principal business of the Bank consists primarily of attracting retail deposits from the public and using such deposits along with wholesale funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB), and brokered deposits.

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