BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN)’s share price crossed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $12.94 and traded as high as $13.27. BankFinancial shares last traded at $13.27, with a volume of 1,361 shares traded.

BFIN has been the subject of several analyst reports. DA Davidson restated a “neutral” rating on shares of BankFinancial in a report on Monday, November 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BankFinancial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 29th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of BankFinancial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.00.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $13.23 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $12.93. The company has a market cap of $202.63 million, a P/E ratio of 15.56 and a beta of 0.38. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 1.04.

BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 21st. The bank reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $14.72 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $14.40 million. BankFinancial had a net margin of 19.87% and a return on equity of 8.90%. As a group, analysts forecast that BankFinancial Co. will post 1.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 13th were paid a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 12th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.99%. This is a positive change from BankFinancial’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. BankFinancial’s payout ratio is currently 46.51%.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in BankFinancial during the 1st quarter valued at $200,000. Strs Ohio raised its holdings in BankFinancial by 7.4% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 39,300 shares of the bank’s stock worth $549,000 after purchasing an additional 2,700 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan bought a new position in BankFinancial in the second quarter worth $522,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in BankFinancial by 312.0% in the second quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,879 shares of the bank’s stock worth $137,000 after purchasing an additional 7,481 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in BankFinancial by 30.5% in the second quarter. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC now owns 15,406 shares of the bank’s stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 3,602 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 66.92% of the company’s stock.

About BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN)

BankFinancial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association that provides commercial, family, and personal banking products and services in Illinois. The company accepts various deposit products, including savings, NOW, checking, money market, IRA, and other retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.

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