First Business Financial Services Inc (FBIZ) Declares Dividend of $0.14

First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ) announced a dividend on Friday, January 26th, Fidelity reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 5th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share by the financial services provider on Thursday, February 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.00582847626977519%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 2nd.

Shares of First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ FBIZ) opened at $24.02 on Friday. First Business Financial Services has a 52-week low of $20.57 and a 52-week high of $28.43. The company has a market capitalization of $222.94, a PE ratio of 17.79, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.07, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.08.

First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by ($0.14). First Business Financial Services had a net margin of 12.87% and a return on equity of 7.17%. The company had revenue of $19.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.00 million. equities research analysts expect that First Business Financial Services will post 1.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded First Business Financial Services from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of First Business Financial Services in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded First Business Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded First Business Financial Services from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th.

In related news, insider Charles H. Batson sold 2,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.10, for a total transaction of $48,530.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 27,527 shares in the company, valued at approximately $580,819.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director John J. Harris bought 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $22.52 per share, for a total transaction of $45,040.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at $225,200. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 8.30% of the company’s stock.

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First Business Financial Services Company Profile

First Business Financial Services, Inc (FBFS) is a bank holding company. The Company engages in the commercial banking business through its bank subsidiaries, which include First Business Bank (FBB), First Business Bank-Milwaukee (FBB-Milwaukee) and Alterra Bank (Alterra) (FBB and FBB-Milwaukee and, together with FBB, the Banks).

Dividend History for First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ)

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