Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (GFED) Director John F. Griesemer Buys 7,900 Shares of Stock

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) Director John F. Griesemer bought 7,900 shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 29th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $16.17 per share, for a total transaction of $127,743.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) opened at 16.30 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $16.31 and a 200 day moving average of $16.03. The stock has a market cap of $72.24 million, a P/E ratio of 13.36 and a beta of 1.20. Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. has a 1-year low of $14.23 and a 1-year high of $18.70.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a return on equity of 7.97% and a net margin of 18.34%. Analysts predict that Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. will post $1.27 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 20th. Investors of record on Monday, October 10th will be issued a $0.08 dividend. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 5th. Guaranty Federal Bancshares’s payout ratio is presently 26.23%.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 9th.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock. Maltese Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) by 30.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 107,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 25,200 shares during the period. Maltese Capital Management LLC owned about 2.46% of Guaranty Federal Bancshares worth $1,718,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 35.35% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Company Profile

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Guaranty Bank (the Bank). The Bank’s principal business is attracting retail deposits from the public and investing the deposits, together with funds generated from operations, in commercial real estate loans, multi-family residential mortgage loans, construction loans, permanent one to four-family residential mortgage loans, business loans, consumer loans and other loans.

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