Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Buys 10,264 Shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (FFKT)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 321,626 shares of the bank’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,264 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 4.28% of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation worth $12,399,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 285,961 shares of the bank’s stock worth $11,024,000 after purchasing an additional 5,269 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 93,542 shares of the bank’s stock worth $3,606,000 after purchasing an additional 1,465 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 13.6% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 64,142 shares of the bank’s stock worth $2,591,000 after purchasing an additional 7,685 shares during the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 14.6% during the 2nd quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 62,489 shares of the bank’s stock worth $2,409,000 after purchasing an additional 7,954 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. boosted its holdings in shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation by 83.0% during the 1st quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 50,972 shares of the bank’s stock worth $2,059,000 after purchasing an additional 23,120 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 51.61% of the company’s stock.

In other Farmers Capital Bank Corporation news, CEO Lloyd C. Hillard, Jr. acquired 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 8th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $36.89 per share, for a total transaction of $36,890.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 3.09% of the company’s stock.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) opened at $39.90 on Wednesday. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation has a twelve month low of $29.65 and a twelve month high of $44.65. The company has a market capitalization of $296.88, a P/E ratio of 17.95 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a current ratio of 0.79 and a quick ratio of 0.79.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.12. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation had a return on equity of 8.66% and a net margin of 19.59%. The firm had revenue of $19.72 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $19.42 million. equities analysts anticipate that Farmers Capital Bank Corporation will post 2.39 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. This is a boost from Farmers Capital Bank Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.25%. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 19.14%.

FFKT has been the topic of several recent research reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. ValuEngine upgraded Farmers Capital Bank Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Farmers Capital Bank Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, October 23rd.

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Farmers Capital Bank Corporation Profile

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their bank affiliate United Bank & Capital Trust Company operates 34 banking locations in 21 communities throughout Central and Northern Kentucky.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT)

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