First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.79, for a total value of $11,358.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 10,314 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $585,732.06. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ FSFG) traded up $0.99 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $57.99. The stock had a trading volume of 203 shares, compared to its average volume of 999. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.94. The company has a market cap of $130.13, a P/E ratio of 14.61 and a beta of 0.11. First Savings Financial Group, Inc. has a 12 month low of $44.10 and a 12 month high of $58.97.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The bank reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $10.52 million during the quarter. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 10.58% and a net margin of 21.89%.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.97%. First Savings Financial Group’s payout ratio is 14.11%.

Separately, Maxim Group increased their price target on First Savings Financial Group from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. ZPR Investment Management grew its stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. ZPR Investment Management now owns 6,244 shares of the bank’s stock worth $342,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares during the period. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of First Savings Financial Group during the 3rd quarter worth $108,000. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 15.6% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 25,259 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,382,000 after acquiring an additional 3,417 shares during the period. State Street Corp bought a new position in shares of First Savings Financial Group during the 2nd quarter worth $224,000. Finally, Stilwell Value LLC grew its stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 5,178.0% during the 2nd quarter. Stilwell Value LLC now owns 1,055,600 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,056,000 after acquiring an additional 1,035,600 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 18.03% of the company’s stock.

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First Savings Financial Group Company Profile

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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