Bank of Montreal Can lessened its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBC) by 10.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,316 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after selling 5,500 shares during the quarter. Bank of Montreal Can owned about 0.56% of Southern Missouri Bancorp worth $1,816,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Jacobs Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter. Jacobs Asset Management LLC now owns 537,829 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $19,625,000 after buying an additional 20,883 shares in the last quarter. Royce & Associates LP raised its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp by 16.7% during the 3rd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 71,475 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $2,608,000 after buying an additional 10,208 shares in the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new position in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at about $283,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp by 19.6% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 96,262 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $3,512,000 after buying an additional 15,755 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at about $422,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.47% of the company’s stock.
Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (SMBC) opened at $36.47 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.98. The company has a market capitalization of $313.96, a P/E ratio of 16.50 and a beta of 0.67. Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. has a 12 month low of $30.30 and a 12 month high of $40.80.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.21%. Southern Missouri Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 20.18%.
In other news, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 4,427 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $174,866.50. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 33,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,319,300. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 1,912 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.23, for a total value of $75,007.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 15,153 shares of company stock worth $595,180 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 17.86% of the company’s stock.
Separately, BidaskClub raised Southern Missouri Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st.
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About Southern Missouri Bancorp
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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