First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 400 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.23, for a total transaction of $22,892.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,648 shares in the company, valued at $609,385.04. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSFG) traded up $0.09 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $56.44. 1,836 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,755. The company has a current ratio of 0.95, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. First Savings Financial Group, Inc. has a 12 month low of $39.97 and a 12 month high of $58.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $128.34, a P/E ratio of 14.20 and a beta of 0.22.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 15th. The bank reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.06. First Savings Financial Group had a net margin of 21.89% and a return on equity of 10.74%. The company had revenue of $10.52 million for the quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. First Savings Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 14.11%.

Separately, Maxim Group lifted their target price on shares of First Savings Financial Group from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stilwell Value LLC boosted its holdings in First Savings Financial Group by 5,178.0% in the second quarter. Stilwell Value LLC now owns 1,055,600 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,056,000 after acquiring an additional 1,035,600 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in First Savings Financial Group by 15.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 25,259 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,382,000 after acquiring an additional 3,417 shares in the last quarter. ZPR Investment Management boosted its holdings in First Savings Financial Group by 1.9% in the second quarter. ZPR Investment Management now owns 6,244 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $342,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp bought a new stake in First Savings Financial Group in the second quarter valued at $224,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in First Savings Financial Group in the third quarter valued at $108,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 18.03% of the company’s stock.

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About First Savings Financial Group

First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.

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