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First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday , AnalystRatings.NET reports. The stock traded as high as $28.54 and last traded at $28.25, with a volume of 15,911 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $28.30.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.19 and its 200-day moving average is $26.53. The company has a market cap of $273.9 million and a P/E ratio of 13.16.

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 21st. The company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.02. Analysts expect that First Defiance Financial Corp. will post $2.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 20th.

In other First Defiance Financial Corp. news, Chairman William Small unloaded 1,250 shares of First Defiance Financial Corp. stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.00, for a total transaction of $33,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 107,305 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,897,235. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) is a unitary thrift holding company.

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