Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The bank reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.01, Briefing.com reports. Simmons First National had a return on equity of 9.32% and a net margin of 21.66%.
SFNC opened at $25.64 on Tuesday. Simmons First National has a 12 month low of $25.40 and a 12 month high of $33.45. The firm has a market cap of $2.44 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.99 and a beta of 0.99. The company has a quick ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 1.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 5th. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th were paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 13th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.34%. Simmons First National’s payout ratio is 35.09%.
In related news, Director Russell William Teubner sold 2,928 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $30.25, for a total transaction of $88,572.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 2.76% of the company’s stock.
About Simmons First National
Simmons First National Corporation operates as the holding company for Simmons Bank that provides financial products and services to individuals and businesses. It offers checking, savings, and time deposits; loan products, including consumer, real estate, commercial, agricultural, equipment, and SBA lending; personal and corporate trust services; credit cards; investment management products; insurance products; and securities and investment services.
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