BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) insider John G. Manos sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.75, for a total value of $147,500.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 51,904 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $765,584. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.
Shares of BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) traded down 1.75% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $14.56. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 35,407 shares. BankFinancial Co. has a one year low of $11.38 and a one year high of $15.24. The stock has a market cap of $267.90 million, a PE ratio of 37.33 and a beta of 0.57. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $14.46 and a 200-day moving average of $13.75.
BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last issued its earnings results on Monday, January 30th. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.00. BankFinancial had a return on equity of 3.64% and a net margin of 13.05%. On average, analysts forecast that BankFinancial Co. will post $0.46 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 8th were given a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, February 6th. BankFinancial’s payout ratio is 61.54%.
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Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BFIN. First Quadrant L P CA raised its position in shares of BankFinancial by 1,597.9% in the third quarter. First Quadrant L P CA now owns 11,885 shares of the company’s stock worth $151,000 after buying an additional 11,185 shares during the last quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial during the fourth quarter worth $152,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY raised its position in shares of BankFinancial by 847.6% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 11,987 shares of the company’s stock worth $178,000 after buying an additional 10,722 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial during the fourth quarter worth $200,000. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in shares of BankFinancial by 27.1% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 16,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $243,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares during the last quarter. 59.54% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded BankFinancial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 7th.
BankFinancial Company Profile
BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented national bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through its full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com.
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