Insider Buying: First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Purchases 1,700 Shares of Stock

First Savings Financial Group Inc (NASDAQ:FSFG) Director Frank Czeschin bought 1,700 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, June 7th. The stock was bought 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 acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of FSFG stock traded up $0.48 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $58.48. The company had a trading volume of 5,002 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,627. First Savings Financial Group Inc has a 52-week low of $45.36 and a 52-week high of $74.30. The company has a market capitalization of $133.47 million, a P/E ratio of 10.56 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 posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The bank reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $16.95 million during the quarter. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 12.36% and a net margin of 18.27%.



The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be issued a $0.16 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.09%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of 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 buying an additional 5,510 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its holdings in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 46,218 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $3,155,000 after buying an additional 605 shares during the period. EJF Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of 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 buying an additional 14,155 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of First Savings Financial Group by 13.8% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 7,342 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $381,000 after buying an additional 891 shares during the period. Finally, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of First Savings Financial Group in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $236,000. 27.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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First Savings Financial Group Company Profile

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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