Meta Financial Group Inc. (CASH) Announces $0.13 Dividend
Meta Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) announced a dividend on Tuesday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of 0.13 per share on Tuesday, January 3rd. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 6th.
Shares of Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) opened at 94.20 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $77.29 and its 200-day moving average is $61.02. Meta Financial Group has a one year low of $36.22 and a one year high of $95.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $802.87 million, a PE ratio of 24.03 and a beta of 0.91.
Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.03. Meta Financial Group had a net margin of 18.24% and a return on equity of 11.85%. On average, analysts expect that Meta Financial Group will post $6.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several brokerages recently commented on CASH. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Meta Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, October 7th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods boosted their price target on shares of Meta Financial Group from $67.00 to $79.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 4th.
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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of CASH. Teachers Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Meta Financial Group by 6.4% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 11,398 shares of the company’s stock worth $581,000 after buying an additional 688 shares during the last quarter. TFS Capital LLC acquired a new stake in Meta Financial Group during the second quarter worth about $240,000. Baird Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in Meta Financial Group by 21.6% in the second quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 148,867 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,586,000 after buying an additional 26,438 shares during the last quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P raised its stake in Meta Financial Group by 284.1% in the second quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 28,820 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,469,000 after buying an additional 21,317 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its stake in Meta Financial Group by 12.5% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 4,740 shares of the company’s stock worth $242,000 after buying an additional 526 shares during the last quarter. 73.86% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
About Meta Financial Group
Meta Financial Group, Inc is a unitary savings and loan holding company. The Company operates through its banking subsidiary, MetaBank. MetaBank is both a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves and a payments company providing services on a nationwide basis.
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