Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact First Savings Financial Group (FSFG) Stock Price
Press coverage about First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Savings Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 48.4066062790134 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Maxim Group upped their price objective on First Savings Financial Group from $55.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th.
Shares of First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) opened at $56.78 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a current ratio of 0.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $127.24, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.51 and a beta of 0.22. First Savings Financial Group has a 12 month low of $39.60 and a 12 month high of $58.97.
In related news, CEO Larry W. Myers sold 600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.80, for a total transaction of $31,680.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders have sold a total of 1,035 shares of company stock valued at $54,635 over the last 90 days. 20.13% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About First Savings Financial Group
First Savings Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company for First Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity is the ownership of the outstanding common stock of First Savings Bank. The Bank operates as a community-oriented financial institution offering traditional financial services to consumers and businesses in its primary market area.
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