Jacobs Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBC) by 4.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 537,829 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,883 shares during the quarter. Southern Missouri Bancorp makes up approximately 3.7% of Jacobs Asset Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest holding. Jacobs Asset Management LLC owned 6.26% of Southern Missouri Bancorp worth $19,625,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of SMBC. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in Southern Missouri Bancorp by 33.2% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 439,653 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $14,184,000 after acquiring an additional 109,591 shares in the last quarter. UBS Oconnor LLC bought a new position in Southern Missouri Bancorp during the second quarter valued at approximately $2,599,000. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Southern Missouri Bancorp by 17.3% during the second quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 181,333 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $5,850,000 after acquiring an additional 26,687 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in Southern Missouri Bancorp by 31.2% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 103,687 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $3,342,000 after acquiring an additional 24,652 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Simmons Bank bought a new position in Southern Missouri Bancorp during the second quarter valued at approximately $645,000. 48.34% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 1,912 shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp 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 transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 4,427 shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $174,866.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 33,400 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,319,300. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 17.86% of the company’s stock.

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBC) opened at $39.52 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $338.84, a P/E ratio of 18.43 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. has a 52-week low of $30.30 and a 52-week high of $40.80.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th were given a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 14th. Southern Missouri Bancorp’s payout ratio is presently 20.56%.

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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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