First Savings Financial Group Inc (FSFG) Director Steven R. Stemler Purchases 1,859 Shares

First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Steven R. Stemler purchased 1,859 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 13th. The stock was bought at an average price of $53.08 per share, for a total transaction of $98,675.72. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 243 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,898.44. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group stock opened at $53.30 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21. First Savings Financial Group Inc has a 1 year low of $45.36 and a 1 year high of $74.50. The stock has a market cap of $122.80 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.72 and a beta of 0.30.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 29th. The bank reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.16. The business had revenue of $15.36 million during the quarter. First Savings Financial Group had a net margin of 17.18% and a return on equity of 11.83%.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.20%. This is a positive change from First Savings Financial Group’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th.

Separately, Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $75.00 price target on shares of First Savings Financial Group in a report on Tuesday, November 20th.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 13.8% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 7,342 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $381,000 after buying an additional 891 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 5.4% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 82,272 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,273,000 after buying an additional 4,184 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its position in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 1.3% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 46,218 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,155,000 after buying an additional 605 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group during the third quarter valued at about $225,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 15.4% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 9,081 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $620,000 after purchasing an additional 1,215 shares during the last quarter. 24.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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First Savings Financial Group Company Profile

First Savings Financial Group, Inc operates as the holding company for First Savings Bank that provides various banking products and services to consumers and businesses in southern Indiana. The company operates through Core Banking and SBA Lending segments. It accepts deposits, such as checking accounts, NOW and money market accounts, regular savings accounts, and time deposits.

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