BankFinancial Co. (BFIN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.19 Per Share

Equities research analysts expect BankFinancial Co. (NASDAQ:BFIN) to report $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for BankFinancial’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.18 to $0.19. BankFinancial posted earnings of $0.10 per share in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 90%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, April 25th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that BankFinancial will report full year earnings of $0.87 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.84 to $0.89. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $0.96 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.95 to $0.97. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover BankFinancial.

BankFinancial (NASDAQ:BFIN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.03. BankFinancial had a net margin of 14.39% and a return on equity of 5.73%. The company had revenue of $14.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.80 million.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on BFIN. BidaskClub upgraded shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of BankFinancial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 1st.

Shares of BankFinancial (BFIN) opened at $16.26 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. BankFinancial has a fifty-two week low of $13.43 and a fifty-two week high of $17.00. The stock has a market cap of $285.54, a P/E ratio of 32.52, a PEG ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 0.48.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 7th were issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 6th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.97%. BankFinancial’s payout ratio is 64.00%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new position in BankFinancial during the third quarter worth $124,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. acquired a new position in BankFinancial during the second quarter worth $167,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in BankFinancial during the third quarter worth $181,000. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in BankFinancial during the fourth quarter worth $177,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its holdings in BankFinancial by 6.5% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 15,454 shares of the bank’s stock worth $230,000 after buying an additional 946 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 64.68% of the company’s stock.

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BankFinancial Company Profile

BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented national bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its customers a range of loan, deposit and other financial products and services through its full-service Illinois-based banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com.

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