Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect First Savings Financial Group (FSFG) Share Price

News articles about First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Savings Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.6569921117572 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

First Savings Financial Group (FSFG) opened at $65.73 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.98, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27. The company has a market capitalization of $150.35, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.91 and a beta of 0.25. First Savings Financial Group has a 52-week low of $46.94 and a 52-week high of $66.63.

First Savings Financial Group (NASDAQ:FSFG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 26th. The bank reported $1.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.38. The firm had revenue of $10.96 million during the quarter. First Savings Financial Group had a return on equity of 11.56% and a net margin of 23.08%.

Separately, Maxim Group raised their price target on First Savings Financial Group from $60.00 to $63.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, November 20th.

In related news, Director Samuel E. Eckart sold 500 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.88, for a total value of $28,440.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 10,114 shares in the company, valued at approximately $575,284.32. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, SVP Jacqueline R. Journell sold 2,000 shares of First Savings Financial Group stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.71, for a total value of $113,420.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders bought 137 shares of company stock valued at $9,439 and sold 3,134 shares valued at $178,048. 16.73% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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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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