First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart Sells 400 Shares

First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.23, for a total value of $22,892.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 10,648 shares in the company, valued at $609,385.04. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ FSFG) traded up $0.12 during trading on Friday, reaching $56.95. The company had a trading volume of 2,741 shares, compared to its average volume of 784. The firm has a market capitalization of $127.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.10 and a beta of 0.11. First Savings Financial Group, Inc. has a 52-week low of $40.80 and a 52-week high of $58.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10, a current ratio of 0.95 and a quick ratio of 0.91.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The bank reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $10.52 million during the quarter. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 10.74% and a net margin of 21.89%.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.98%. First Savings Financial Group’s payout ratio is currently 14.11%.

Separately, Maxim Group upped their target price on First Savings Financial Group from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in First Savings Financial Group in the third quarter valued at $108,000. Stilwell Value LLC increased its stake in First Savings Financial Group by 5,178.0% during the second quarter. Stilwell Value LLC now owns 1,055,600 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,056,000 after acquiring an additional 1,035,600 shares during the last quarter. ZPR Investment Management increased its stake in First Savings Financial Group by 1.9% during the second quarter. ZPR Investment Management now owns 6,244 shares of the bank’s stock worth $342,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp acquired a new stake in First Savings Financial Group during the second quarter worth about $224,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in First Savings Financial Group by 15.6% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 25,259 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,382,000 after acquiring an additional 3,417 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 18.03% of the company’s stock.

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First Savings Financial Group Company Profile

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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