Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBC) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 24th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of 0.11 per share by the savings and loans company on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.

Shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ SMBC) traded down 0.03% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $36.21. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,062 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $35.03 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.12. Southern Missouri Bancorp has a 1-year low of $24.00 and a 1-year high of $37.43. The company has a market cap of $311.08 million, a P/E ratio of 17.49 and a beta of 0.69.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 24th. The savings and loans company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. Southern Missouri Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.99% and a net margin of 21.43%. The firm had revenue of $16.43 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts predict that Southern Missouri Bancorp will post $2.42 EPS for the current year.

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In related news, Director Charles R. Love sold 800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total value of $25,736.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Mark E. Hecker bought 8,405 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 25th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $32.99 per share, with a total value of $277,280.95. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 1,660 shares in the company, valued at $54,763.40. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 17.86% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered Southern Missouri Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th.

Southern Missouri Bancorp Company Profile

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Southern Bank (the Bank). The principal business of the Bank consists primarily of attracting retail deposits from the public and using such deposits along with wholesale funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB), and brokered deposits.

Dividend History for Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC)

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