Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWBK) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 233,687 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $4,849,000. Hawthorn Bancshares makes up 2.0% of Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc. owned approximately 4.03% of Hawthorn Bancshares at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 4.0% during the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 13,058 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $272,000 after purchasing an additional 502 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 4.0% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 62,937 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,309,000 after purchasing an additional 2,420 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank AG boosted its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 112.5% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 5,100 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $105,000 after purchasing an additional 2,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 5.1% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 88,968 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,851,000 after purchasing an additional 4,354 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 22.34% of the company’s stock.
Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Hawthorn Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.
Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter. Hawthorn Bancshares had a return on equity of 7.93% and a net margin of 5.70%. The company had revenue of $13.14 million during the quarter.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, April 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 15th will be issued a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.35%. Hawthorn Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.63%.
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Hawthorn Bancshares Profile
Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc is a bank holding company. Its activities are limited to ownership, indirectly through its subsidiary, Union State Bancshares, Inc (Union), of the outstanding capital stock of Hawthorn Bank. Hawthorn Bank is a full service bank conducting a general banking and trust business, offering its customers checking and savings accounts, Internet banking, debit cards, certificates of deposit, trust services, brokerage services, safety deposit boxes and a range of lending services.
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