Meta Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) Director Kendall E. Stork purchased 300 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $73.52 per share, for a total transaction of $22,056.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,471 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $108,147.92. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Meta Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ CASH) traded up 0.14% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $73.20. 50,302 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $88.43 and a 200 day moving average price of $88.70. The firm has a market cap of $684.35 million, a PE ratio of 13.50 and a beta of 0.89. Meta Financial Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $54.83 and a 12-month high of $106.90.

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Several analysts have recently commented on CASH shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Meta Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Meta Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $121.00 price target on shares of Meta Financial Group in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. FBR & Co set a $130.00 price target on shares of Meta Financial Group and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Meta Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Meta Financial Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $104.33.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in CASH. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Meta Financial Group during the second quarter valued at $112,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Meta Financial Group during the first quarter valued at $122,000. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in Meta Financial Group by 6.6% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 2,100 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $186,000 after buying an additional 130 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in Meta Financial Group by 86.6% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 2,112 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $187,000 after buying an additional 980 shares during the period. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC purchased a new position in Meta Financial Group during the second quarter valued at $231,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 74.12% of the company’s stock.

About Meta Financial Group

Meta Financial Group, Inc is a unitary savings and loan holding company. The Company operates through its banking subsidiary, MetaBank (the Bank). Its segments include Payments, Banking, and Corporate Services/Other. MetaBank is both a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves and a payments company providing services on a nationwide basis.

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