Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 18th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share by the bank on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th.

Premier Financial Bancorp (PFBI) traded up 0.91% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $17.70. The stock had a trading volume of 14,849 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $19.25 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.00. Premier Financial Bancorp has a one year low of $16.29 and a one year high of $22.20. The company has a market cap of $188.65 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.32 and a beta of 0.49.

Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The bank reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $17.40 million for the quarter. Premier Financial Bancorp had a net margin of 20.43% and a return on equity of 7.97%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Premier Financial Bancorp stock. State Street Corp raised its stake in Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) by 12.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 142,809 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,897 shares during the period. State Street Corp owned 1.35% of Premier Financial Bancorp worth $2,942,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 29.28% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Premier Financial Bancorp Company Profile

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc (Premier) is a multi-bank holding company. The Company’s banking subsidiaries (the Banks or Affiliate Banks) consist of Citizens Deposit Bank and Trust, Inc, Vanceburg, Kentucky and Premier Bank, Inc, Huntington, West Virginia. Through the Banks, the Company focuses on providing community banking services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses.

Dividend History for Premier Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:PFBI)

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