BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) major shareholder Banking Ltd Ptnrshp R sold 31,593 shares of BancFirst Corp. stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.01, for a total transaction of $2,622,534.93. Following the sale, the insider now owns 5,598,200 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $464,706,582. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Major shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Banking Ltd Ptnrshp R also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 22nd, Banking Ltd Ptnrshp R sold 26,400 shares of BancFirst Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.00, for a total transaction of $2,191,200.00.

BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) traded down 1.15% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $81.80. 51,705 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $75.23 and its 200 day moving average price is $67.52. BancFirst Corp. has a 52-week low of $51.14 and a 52-week high of $85.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.16 and a beta of 0.64.

BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 20th. The company reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.01. BancFirst Corp. had a net margin of 21.02% and a return on equity of 10.08%. Equities analysts predict that BancFirst Corp. will post $4.41 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF)

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 28th. BancFirst Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 35.60%.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of BancFirst Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 26th.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in BancFirst Corp. by 8.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 673,491 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,626,000 after buying an additional 53,497 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in BancFirst Corp. by 14.1% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 287,086 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,817,000 after buying an additional 35,442 shares during the period. ProShare Advisors LLC bought a new stake in BancFirst Corp. during the second quarter worth about $1,830,000. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new stake in BancFirst Corp. during the second quarter worth about $1,775,000. Finally, Zacks Investment Management bought a new stake in BancFirst Corp. during the third quarter worth about $2,077,000. 30.70% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About BancFirst Corp.

BancFirst Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operating activities through its principal subsidiary, BancFirst (the Bank), a state-chartered bank. It has four business units, which include metropolitan banks, community banks, other financial services, and executive, operations and support.

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