Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBC) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 24th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of 0.11 per share by the savings and loans company on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ SMBC) opened at 36.51 on Wednesday. Southern Missouri Bancorp has a 52-week low of $24.00 and a 52-week high of $37.43. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $35.06 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.13. The firm has a market capitalization of $313.66 million, a P/E ratio of 17.64 and a beta of 0.69.

Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 24th. The savings and loans company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $16.43 million for the quarter. Southern Missouri Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.46% and a net margin of 21.82%. Analysts forecast that Southern Missouri Bancorp will post $2.42 EPS for the current year.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded Southern Missouri Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th.

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In other news, EVP Mark E. Hecker acquired 8,405 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 25th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $32.99 per share, for a total transaction of $277,280.95. Following the acquisition, the executive vice president now directly owns 1,660 shares in the company, valued at approximately $54,763.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Charles R. Love sold 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total value of $25,736.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 17.86% of the company’s stock.

Southern Missouri Bancorp Company Profile

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Southern Bank (the Bank). The principal business of the Bank consists primarily of attracting retail deposits from the public and using such deposits along with wholesale funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB), and brokered deposits.

Dividend History for Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC)

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