BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) Issues Earnings Results

BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The bank reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by ($0.13), MarketWatch Earnings reports. BancFirst had a net margin of 23.55% and a return on equity of 11.34%.

BANF stock opened at $43.82 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $43.29 and its 200-day moving average is $39.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.43 billion, a PE ratio of 12.96 and a beta of 1.29. BancFirst has a twelve month low of $26.00 and a twelve month high of $63.96. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th were issued a $0.34 dividend. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 29th. This is a positive change from BancFirst’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. BancFirst’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 33.01%.

A number of brokerages have commented on BANF. BidaskClub raised BancFirst from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded BancFirst from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock. BancFirst currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.50.

About BancFirst

BancFirst Corporation operates as the bank holding company for BancFirst that provides a range of commercial banking services to retail customers, and small to medium-sized businesses. It operates through Metropolitan Banks, Community Banks, and Other Financial Services segments. The company offers checking accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, sweep accounts, club accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as overdraft protection and auto draft services.

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Earnings History for BancFirst (NASDAQ:BANF)

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