MSB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MSBF) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,100 shares, a growth of 61.5% from the May 30th total of 1,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
In related news, Director Lawrence B. Seidman sold 9,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.75, for a total transaction of $155,775.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 7.53% of the company’s stock.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in MSB Financial stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in MSB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:MSBF) by 18.1% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 45,694 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after buying an additional 7,002 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.83% of MSB Financial worth $816,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 21.81% of the company’s stock.
MSB Financial (NASDAQ:MSBF) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The savings and loans company reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter. MSB Financial had a return on equity of 6.36% and a net margin of 17.44%. The firm had revenue of $4.61 million for the quarter.
MSB Financial Company Profile
MSB Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Millington Bank that provides various banking products and services in New Jersey. The company offers deposit products, including checking accounts; savings accounts, such as regular passbook, statement, money market, and club accounts, as well as six-level tiered savings accounts; certificates of deposit; and fixed or variable rate individual retirement accounts.
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