Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF) Shares Gap Up to $28.61

Emclaire Financial Corp (NASDAQ:EMCF)’s stock price gapped up before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $28.61, but opened at $31.46. Emclaire Financial shares last traded at $31.48, with a volume of 153 shares changing hands.

EMCF has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of Emclaire Financial from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 8th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Emclaire Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 11th.

The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The company’s fifty day moving average is $26.21 and its 200-day moving average is $24.14. The company has a market cap of $82.96 million, a PE ratio of 14.72 and a beta of 0.43.

Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF) last issued its earnings results on Friday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Emclaire Financial had a net margin of 14.36% and a return on equity of 6.98%. The company had revenue of $8.38 million for the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 1st were issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 30th.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Emclaire Financial stock. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in Emclaire Financial Corp (NASDAQ:EMCF) by 94.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,054 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. owned 0.08% of Emclaire Financial worth $41,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 4.50% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Emclaire Financial (NASDAQ:EMCF)

Emclaire Financial Corp operates as the bank holding company for The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton that provides retail and commercial financial products and services to individuals and businesses in western Pennsylvania. The company's deposit products include checking, savings, and term certificate accounts; time deposits; noninterest bearing and interest bearing demand deposit accounts; and money market accounts.

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