Simmons First National Corp. (NASDAQ:SFNC) is scheduled to be issuing its Q316 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.84 per share and revenue of $33.69 million for the quarter.

Earnings History for Simmons First National Corp. (NASDAQ:SFNC)

Simmons First National Corp. (NASDAQ:SFNC) opened at 49.25 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $1.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.30 and a beta of 1.05. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $49.77 and its 200-day moving average price is $47.23. Simmons First National Corp. has a 1-year low of $38.30 and a 1-year high of $58.75.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Saturday, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th were given a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 13th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. Simmons First National Corp.’s payout ratio is 31.79%.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in Simmons First National Corp. by 7.3% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 29,565 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,365,000 after buying an additional 2,008 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its position in Simmons First National Corp. by 88.9% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 9,819 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,130,000 after buying an additional 4,621 shares during the last quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in Simmons First National Corp. by 3.5% in the second quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 22,789 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,053,000 after buying an additional 770 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in Simmons First National Corp. by 5.4% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 13,740 shares of the company’s stock valued at $635,000 after buying an additional 710 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP increased its position in Simmons First National Corp. by 53.1% in the second quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP now owns 11,497 shares of the company’s stock valued at $531,000 after buying an additional 3,987 shares during the last quarter. 39.40% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of research firms have weighed in on SFNC. Zacks Investment Research cut Simmons First National Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Stephens downgraded Simmons First National Corp. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $52.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Simmons First National Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $52.75.

Simmons First National Corp. Company Profile

Simmons First National Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company’s subsidiary bank is Simmons First National Bank (Simmons Bank), a national bank. Simmons Bank and its subsidiaries provide banking services to individuals and businesses across the market areas they serve. Simmons Bank offers consumer, real estate and commercial loans, checking, savings and time deposits.

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