BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday.
According to Zacks, “BankFinancial Corporation is the holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B., a full-service, community-oriented savings bank providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses through eighteen full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, Illinois. “
Shares of BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) traded down 1.42% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $12.52. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,375 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $12.43 and its 200 day moving average is $12.31. BankFinancial Corp. has a one year low of $11.38 and a one year high of $13.29. The firm has a market cap of $239.51 million, a PE ratio of 33.93 and a beta of 0.81.
BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. BankFinancial Corp. had a net margin of 12.74% and a return on equity of 3.42%. On average, equities analysts anticipate that BankFinancial Corp. will post $0.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Martingale Asset Management L P bought a new stake in BankFinancial Corp. during the second quarter valued at $159,000. First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in BankFinancial Corp. by 1.8% in the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 19,691 shares of the company’s stock valued at $236,000 after buying an additional 347 shares in the last quarter. Menta Capital LLC increased its stake in BankFinancial Corp. by 69.5% in the second quarter. Menta Capital LLC now owns 22,929 shares of the company’s stock valued at $275,000 after buying an additional 9,405 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in BankFinancial Corp. by 16.7% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 39,370 shares of the company’s stock valued at $464,000 after buying an additional 5,641 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in BankFinancial Corp. by 5.4% in the first quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 44,667 shares of the company’s stock valued at $528,000 after buying an additional 2,270 shares in the last quarter. 57.90% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
BankFinancial Corp. Company Profile
BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B. (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented federal savings 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 approximately 20 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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