Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) CEO Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr. bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $36.89 per share, with a total value of $36,890.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 7th, Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr. purchased 500 shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $36.33 per share, with a total value of $18,165.00.
  • On Thursday, June 29th, Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr. purchased 1,000 shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation stock. The stock was bought at an average price of $38.94 per share, with a total value of $38,940.00.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ FFKT) traded up 0.69% during trading on Friday, reaching $36.70. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 10,487 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $275.73 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.77 and a beta of 0.86. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation has a 52-week low of $29.10 and a 52-week high of $44.65. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $37.61 and its 200 day moving average is $38.98.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $19.05 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.40 million. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation had a return on equity of 8.24% and a net margin of 17.32%. On average, analysts predict that Farmers Capital Bank Corporation will post $2.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be issued a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is 20.41%.

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A number of equities analysts have weighed in on FFKT shares. ValuEngine upgraded Farmers Capital Bank Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Farmers Capital Bank Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $44.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $38.33.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of FFKT. Wellington Management Group LLP increased its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 159.9% during the 1st quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 335,058 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $13,536,000 after acquiring an additional 206,144 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation during the 1st quarter valued at about $2,203,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 24.0% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 280,692 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $11,340,000 after acquiring an additional 54,374 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE increased its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 5,419,700.0% during the 1st quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 54,198 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,190,000 after acquiring an additional 54,197 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 16.4% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 311,362 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $12,579,000 after acquiring an additional 43,912 shares during the last quarter. 51.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Farmers Capital Bank Corporation

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of banking and bank-related services to customers throughout Central and Northern Kentucky. Their affiliated bank is United Bank & Capital Trust Company.

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