First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) was upgraded by research analysts at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) traded up 0.57% on Monday, hitting $35.50. The stock had a trading volume of 3,488 shares. First Savings Financial Group has a one year low of $32.50 and a one year high of $36.98. The company has a market capitalization of $78.24 million and a P/E ratio of 11.92. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $35.28 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.68.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders 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 1.46%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st.

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