Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:gfed) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Monday, October 10th will be given a dividend of 0.08 per share by the financial services provider on Thursday, October 20th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 5th.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) opened at 16.15 on Monday. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a 52-week low of $14.23 and a 52-week high of $18.70. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $16.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.01. The company has a market capitalization of $71.58 million, a PE ratio of 13.24 and a beta of 1.20.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a return on equity of 7.97% and a net margin of 18.34%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Guaranty Federal Bancshares will post $1.27 earnings per share for the current year.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock. Maltese Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) by 30.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 107,600 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 25,200 shares during the period. Maltese Capital Management LLC owned about 2.46% of Guaranty Federal Bancshares worth $1,718,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 35.35% of the company’s stock.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 19th.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares Company Profile
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Guaranty Bank (the Bank). The Bank’s principal business is attracting retail deposits from the public and investing the deposits, together with funds generated from operations, in commercial real estate loans, multi-family residential mortgage loans, construction loans, permanent one to four-family residential mortgage loans, business loans, consumer loans and other loans.
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