BidaskClub upgraded shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday.
Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ SMBC) opened at $37.59 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $338.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.23 and a beta of 0.77. Southern Missouri Bancorp has a 12-month low of $30.30 and a 12-month high of $40.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.98 and a quick ratio of 0.98.
Southern Missouri Bancorp (NASDAQ:SMBC) last issued its earnings results on Monday, January 22nd. The savings and loans company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $18.88 million during the quarter. Southern Missouri Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.82% and a net margin of 21.80%.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th were given a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. Southern Missouri Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 20.18%.
A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SMBC. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at $135,000. Millennium Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at $246,000. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp by 39.0% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 31,133 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,168,000 after acquiring an additional 8,736 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp by 13.4% during the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 103,300 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $3,883,000 after acquiring an additional 12,200 shares during the period. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. bought a new position in shares of Southern Missouri Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at $203,000. 47.60% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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About Southern Missouri Bancorp
Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc is the holding company for Southern Bank (the Bank). The principal business of the Bank consists primarily of attracting retail deposits from the public and using such deposits along with wholesale funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB), and brokered deposits.
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