Enterprise Financial Services Corporation (NASDAQ:EFSC) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 25th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.11 per share by the bank on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th.

Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC) opened at $44.35 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1,020.00, a P/E ratio of 17.89, a P/E/G ratio of 1.98 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03. Enterprise Financial Services has a one year low of $36.65 and a one year high of $46.25.

Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $54.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.11 million. Enterprise Financial Services had a net margin of 24.73% and a return on equity of 11.15%. equities analysts anticipate that Enterprise Financial Services will post 2.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on EFSC. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Enterprise Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. ValuEngine cut shares of Enterprise Financial Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $49.00 price objective on shares of Enterprise Financial Services in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $46.00 price objective on shares of Enterprise Financial Services in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.33.

In other Enterprise Financial Services news, insider Douglas Bauche sold 960 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.10, for a total transaction of $42,336.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 679 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $29,943.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, President Scott Richard Goodman sold 3,700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.85, for a total transaction of $169,645.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 38,269 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,754,633.65. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.

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Enterprise Financial Services Company Profile

Enterprise Financial Services Corp is a financial holding company for a full service banking subsidiary, Enterprise Bank & Trust (the Bank). The Bank offers banking and wealth management services to individuals and business customers primarily located in the St. Louis, Kansas City and Phoenix metropolitan markets.

Dividend History for Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC)

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