BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) was upgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st.
BankFinancial (BFIN) traded up $0.38 during trading on Thursday, hitting $15.81. 28,840 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 25,512. The company has a market capitalization of $283.93, a PE ratio of 31.62, a P/E/G ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 0.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a current ratio of 1.06. BankFinancial has a 52-week low of $13.43 and a 52-week high of $17.00.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of BFIN. FNY Partners Fund LP purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial in the third quarter valued at $124,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial in the second quarter valued at $167,000. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial in the fourth quarter valued at $177,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of BankFinancial in the third quarter valued at $181,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in shares of BankFinancial by 6.5% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 15,454 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $230,000 after purchasing an additional 946 shares in the last quarter. 64.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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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