First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Buys $96,067.00 in Stock

First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Frank Czeschin acquired 1,700 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 7th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $56.51 per share, for a total transaction of $96,067.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 1,794 shares in the company, valued at approximately $101,378.94. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of First Savings Financial Group stock opened at $59.50 on Thursday. First Savings Financial Group Inc has a 52-week low of $45.36 and a 52-week high of $74.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $137.13 million, a P/E ratio of 10.85 and a beta of 0.34. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 29th. The bank reported $1.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.23. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 12.36% and a net margin of 18.27%. The business had revenue of $16.95 million for the quarter.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FSFG. EJF Capital LLC raised its stake in First Savings Financial Group by 81.5% in the 1st quarter. EJF Capital LLC now owns 31,523 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,704,000 after acquiring an additional 14,155 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in First Savings Financial Group by 6.7% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 87,782 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,744,000 after acquiring an additional 5,510 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in First Savings Financial Group in the 1st quarter valued at about $236,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group during the first quarter valued at about $211,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group during the first quarter valued at about $126,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 27.57% of the company’s stock.

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About First Savings Financial Group

First Savings Financial Group, Inc operates as the holding company for First Savings Bank that provides various banking products and services to consumers and businesses in southern Indiana. The company operates through Core Banking and SBA Lending segments. It accepts deposits, such as checking accounts, NOW and money market accounts, regular savings accounts, and time deposits.

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