Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:FFKT) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $30.00 and last traded at $30.00, with a volume of 13,243 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $28.56.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Farmers Capital Bank Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, April 18th.

The company has a market capitalization of $223.33 million and a PE ratio of 13.18. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $27.25 and its 200-day moving average price is $26.81.

Farmers Capital Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:FFKT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 20th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.39. Analysts anticipate that Farmers Capital Bank Corp. will post $2.14 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 1st were given a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 27th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.98%.

Several large investors have bought and sold shares of the stock. EAM Investors LLC boosted its stake in Farmers Capital Bank Corp. by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. EAM Investors LLC now owns 67,180 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,821,000 after buying an additional 264 shares in the last quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in Farmers Capital Bank Corp. by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 223,534 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,060,000 after buying an additional 3,049 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Farmers Capital Bank Corp. by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 230,830 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,258,000 after buying an additional 11,717 shares in the last quarter.

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company provides a range of banking and bank-related services to customers throughout Central and Northern Kentucky. The Company’s bank subsidiaries include Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company, United Bank & Trust Company, First Citizens Bank and Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky, Inc The Company also owns FCB Services, Inc, a data processing subsidiary, and FFKT Insurance Services, Inc, a captive property and casualty insurance company.

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