Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect First Savings Financial Group (FSFG) Stock Price
Headlines about First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Savings Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.5425195124451 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, Maxim Group lifted their target price on shares of First Savings Financial Group from $63.00 to $70.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st.
First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ FSFG) opened at $65.73 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $150.35, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.90 and a beta of 0.25. First Savings Financial Group has a twelve month low of $46.94 and a twelve month high of $66.63. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.98 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27.
In related news, SVP Jacqueline R. Journell sold 2,000 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.71, for a total value of $113,420.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 500 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.88, for a total transaction of $28,440.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 10,114 shares in the company, valued at approximately $575,284.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders purchased 137 shares of company stock worth $9,439 and sold 3,134 shares worth $178,048. Company insiders own 16.73% of the company’s stock.
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About First Savings Financial Group
First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.
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