Analysts predict that BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) will announce $14.80 million in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for BankFinancial’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $14.70 million and the highest is $14.90 million. BankFinancial reported sales of $13.37 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 10.7%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that BankFinancial will report full year sales of $14.80 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $56.23 million to $56.50 million. For the next year, analysts forecast that the company will post sales of $61.86 million per share, with estimates ranging from $61.42 million to $62.30 million. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that follow BankFinancial.
BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The bank reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.01. BankFinancial had a net margin of 17.00% and a return on equity of 5.09%. The firm had revenue of $14.13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $14.45 million.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in shares of BankFinancial by 2.7% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 665,833 shares of the bank’s stock worth $9,668,000 after buying an additional 17,196 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of BankFinancial by 32.0% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 465,027 shares of the bank’s stock worth $6,936,000 after buying an additional 112,676 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of BankFinancial by 1.7% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 455,790 shares of the bank’s stock worth $6,800,000 after buying an additional 7,550 shares during the period. Banc Funds Co. LLC increased its position in shares of BankFinancial by 1.5% during the second quarter. Banc Funds Co. LLC now owns 440,707 shares of the bank’s stock worth $6,575,000 after buying an additional 6,436 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of BankFinancial by 102.4% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 215,426 shares of the bank’s stock worth $3,450,000 after buying an additional 108,993 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 63.61% of the company’s stock.
BankFinancial (NASDAQ BFIN) opened at $16.47 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 1.06 and a quick ratio of 1.06. BankFinancial has a 12-month low of $13.13 and a 12-month high of $16.89. The stock has a market cap of $292.94, a P/E ratio of 28.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.35 and a beta of 0.47.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th were given a dividend of $0.08 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 7th. This is a boost from BankFinancial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.94%. BankFinancial’s dividend payout ratio is 57.14%.
BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented national bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through its full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com.
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