BancFirst Co. (NASDAQ:BANF) Director H E. Rainbolt bought 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $53.75 per share, for a total transaction of $26,875.00. Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 606 shares in the company, valued at approximately $32,572.50. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

BancFirst Co. (NASDAQ:BANF) traded down $0.35 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $53.55. 25,980 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 50,842. BancFirst Co. has a 1-year low of $42.50 and a 1-year high of $61.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 1.02 and a quick ratio of 1.02. The company has a market capitalization of $1,717.80, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.97 and a beta of 0.56.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. BancFirst’s payout ratio is currently 31.82%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on BANF shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of BancFirst from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BancFirst from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of BancFirst from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of BANF. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in BancFirst by 102.0% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,115,778 shares of the bank’s stock worth $63,320,000 after buying an additional 563,314 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in BancFirst by 121.2% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 523,227 shares of the bank’s stock worth $29,693,000 after buying an additional 286,641 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in BancFirst by 102.5% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 446,497 shares of the bank’s stock worth $25,339,000 after buying an additional 226,044 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in BancFirst by 96.1% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 291,173 shares of the bank’s stock worth $16,525,000 after buying an additional 142,674 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in BancFirst by 92.7% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 208,859 shares of the bank’s stock worth $11,853,000 after buying an additional 100,495 shares during the last quarter. 33.10% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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BancFirst Company Profile

BancFirst Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operating activities through its principal subsidiary, BancFirst (the Bank), a state-chartered bank. It has four business units, which include metropolitan banks, community banks, other financial services, and executive, operations and support.

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