TheStreet Upgrades First Savings Financial Group Inc (FSFG) to “Strong-Buy”

TheStreet upgraded shares of First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating in a report released on Monday.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) opened at 35.999 on Monday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $35.33 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.70. First Savings Financial Group has a 1-year low of $32.50 and a 1-year high of $36.98. The firm has a market capitalization of $79.34 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.084.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.13 per share. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st.

In other First Savings Financial Group news, COO John P. Lawson, Jr. sold 2,448 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.38, for a total value of $86,610.24. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 13,690 shares in the company, valued at approximately $484,352.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

About First Savings Financial Group

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is the bank holding company for First Savings 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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