Stock Yards Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:SYBT) insider Kathy C. Thompson sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.33, for a total transaction of $98,325.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 39,940 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,570,840.20. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Kathy C. Thompson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, October 27th, Kathy C. Thompson sold 2,284 shares of Stock Yards Bancorp stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.62, for a total transaction of $90,492.08.

Shares of Stock Yards Bancorp Inc (SYBT) opened at $39.70 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 0.90. The firm has a market cap of $892.10, a P/E ratio of 20.71 and a beta of 0.68. Stock Yards Bancorp Inc has a twelve month low of $31.90 and a twelve month high of $48.05.

Stock Yards Bancorp (NASDAQ:SYBT) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The bank reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $37.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $37.81 million. Stock Yards Bancorp had a net margin of 28.57% and a return on equity of 13.51%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. analysts forecast that Stock Yards Bancorp Inc will post 1.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be issued a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 8th. This is a positive change from Stock Yards Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. Stock Yards Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is 44.21%.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in Stock Yards Bancorp by 784.3% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,095 shares of the bank’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 2,745 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Stock Yards Bancorp in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $118,000. US Bancorp DE grew its stake in Stock Yards Bancorp by 1.2% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,973 shares of the bank’s stock worth $155,000 after buying an additional 47 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in Stock Yards Bancorp by 17.6% in the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 4,596 shares of the bank’s stock worth $179,000 after buying an additional 687 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its stake in Stock Yards Bancorp by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 5,741 shares of the bank’s stock worth $223,000 after buying an additional 46 shares in the last quarter. 47.71% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

SYBT has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Stock Yards Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th.

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About Stock Yards Bancorp

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company (the Bank). The Bank is a state chartered bank. The Company operates through two segments: commercial banking, and wealth management and trust. The commercial banking segment provides a full range of loan and deposit products to individual consumers and businesses, plus origination of consumer mortgages and securities brokerage activity.

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