BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Monday.

According to Zacks, “BankFinancial Corporation is the holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B., a full-service, community-oriented savings bank providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses through eighteen full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, Illinois. “

Shares of BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) traded down 1.42% during trading on Monday, hitting $12.52. The stock had a trading volume of 17,375 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $239.51 million, a P/E ratio of 33.93 and a beta of 0.81. BankFinancial Corp. has a 1-year low of $11.38 and a 1-year high of $13.29. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $12.43 and its 200 day moving average price is $12.31.

BankFinancial Corp. (NASDAQ:BFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.02. BankFinancial Corp. had a return on equity of 3.42% and a net margin of 12.74%. On average, analysts anticipate that BankFinancial Corp. will post $0.34 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of BFIN. State Street Corp increased its stake in BankFinancial Corp. by 0.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 313,718 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,706,000 after buying an additional 1,014 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of BankFinancial Corp. by 2.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 81,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $963,000 after buying an additional 1,575 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of BankFinancial Corp. by 16.7% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 39,370 shares of the company’s stock valued at $464,000 after buying an additional 5,641 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of BankFinancial Corp. by 4.0% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 117,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,387,000 after buying an additional 4,482 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. increased its stake in shares of BankFinancial Corp. by 5.4% in the first quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 44,667 shares of the company’s stock valued at $528,000 after buying an additional 2,270 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 57.90% of the company’s stock.

About BankFinancial Corp.

BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B. (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented federal savings bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through approximately 20 full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com.

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