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

Shares of First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) traded up 0.57% during trading on Monday, hitting $35.50. 3,488 shares of the stock traded hands. First Savings Financial Group has a 1-year low of $32.50 and a 1-year high of $36.98. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $35.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $34.68. The stock has a market cap of $78.24 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.92.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 22nd will be paid a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.46%.

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In other news, COO John P. Lawson, Jr. sold 2,448 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were 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 Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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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