Analysts Anticipate BankFinancial Co. (BFIN) to Announce $0.19 EPS
Shares of BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) have received a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company.
Brokerages have set a one year consensus target price of $17.75 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.19 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned BankFinancial an industry rank of 35 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on BFIN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th.
Shares of BankFinancial (NASDAQ BFIN) opened at $15.63 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $283.93, a P/E ratio of 31.26, a P/E/G ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.06. BankFinancial has a one year low of $13.43 and a one year high of $17.00.
BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $14.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.80 million. BankFinancial had a net margin of 14.39% and a return on equity of 5.73%. equities analysts anticipate that BankFinancial will post 0.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 6th. BankFinancial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 64.00%.
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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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