Headlines about Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Southern Missouri Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the savings and loans company an impact score of 47.8865754532342 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC) opened at $37.20 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.00. The stock has a market cap of $320.25, a PE ratio of 17.06 and a beta of 0.67. Southern Missouri Bancorp has a one year low of $30.30 and a one year high of $40.80.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) last posted its earnings results on Monday, January 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Southern Missouri Bancorp had a net margin of 21.80% and a return on equity of 11.14%. The business had revenue of $18.88 million for the quarter.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. Southern Missouri Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 20.18%.

In other news, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 1,912 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.23, for a total transaction of $75,007.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP William D. Hribovsek sold 4,427 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $39.50, for a total transaction of $174,866.50. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 33,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,319,300. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 15,153 shares of company stock valued at $595,180 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 17.86% of the company’s stock.

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Southern Missouri Bancorp Company Profile

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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