FS Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:FSBW) – FIG Partners raised their FY2019 EPS estimates for shares of FS Bancorp in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. FIG Partners analyst T. Coffey now forecasts that the bank will post earnings per share of $4.96 for the year, up from their previous forecast of $4.41.
FSBW has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of FS Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine lowered shares of FS Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Finally, DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of FS Bancorp in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $52.00 price objective on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.75.
Shares of FS Bancorp (NASDAQ:FSBW) opened at $54.10 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 0.96. FS Bancorp has a 12 month low of $34.10 and a 12 month high of $58.00. The company has a market cap of $198.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.91, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.49.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of FSBW. Stilwell Value LLC boosted its stake in shares of FS Bancorp by 4,277.0% in the 2nd quarter. Stilwell Value LLC now owns 5,252,400 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $5,252,000 after purchasing an additional 5,132,400 shares during the last quarter. EJF Capital LLC bought a new stake in shares of FS Bancorp in the 3rd quarter valued at $3,616,000. Maltese Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of FS Bancorp in the 3rd quarter valued at $3,616,000. Northpointe Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of FS Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at $2,628,000. Finally, Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust acquired a new position in shares of FS Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at $2,422,000. 42.71% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
FS Bancorp Company Profile
FS Bancorp, Inc is a holding company for 1st Security Bank of Washington (the Bank). The Company is a diversified lender with a focus on the origination of indirect home improvement loans, also referred to as fixture secured loans, commercial real estate mortgage loans, home loans, commercial business loans and second mortgage and home equity loan products.
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