First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) Director James Edwin Zimmer bought 1,111 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $32.77 per share, for a total transaction of $36,407.47. Following the transaction, the director now owns 1,716 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $56,233.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) traded up 0.62% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $40.28. 34,518 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $35.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $34.76. The stock has a market cap of $504.02 million, a P/E ratio of 18.18 and a beta of -0.03. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. has a 52-week low of $25.80 and a 52-week high of $41.15.

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (NASDAQ:FMBH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.10. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares had a net margin of 22.04% and a return on equity of 9.16%. The business had revenue of $31.92 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $29.90 million. Equities research analysts forecast that First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. will post $2.38 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several analysts have recently issued reports on FMBH shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of First Mid-Illinois Bancshares from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub lowered shares of First Mid-Illinois Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Nationwide Fund Advisors grew its stake in shares of First Mid-Illinois Bancshares by 33.3% during the 1st quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 4,473 shares of the bank’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 1,117 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. grew its stake in First Mid-Illinois Bancshares by 38.8% in the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 4,579 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $155,000 after acquiring an additional 1,279 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new stake in First Mid-Illinois Bancshares in the 1st quarter valued at about $161,000. LSV Asset Management grew its stake in First Mid-Illinois Bancshares by 947.4% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 5,300 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $181,000 after acquiring an additional 4,794 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in First Mid-Illinois Bancshares in the 2nd quarter valued at about $201,000. 20.11% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares Company Profile

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in the business of banking through its subsidiaries, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A. (First Mid Bank) and First Clover Leaf Bank, N.A. (First Clover Leaf Bank). The Company provides data processing services to affiliates through another subsidiary, Mid-Illinois Data Services, Inc (MIDS).

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