Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky lifted its position in shares of Meta Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CASH) by 42.9% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 3,000 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after purchasing an additional 900 shares during the quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in Meta Financial Group were worth $278,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of CASH. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in Meta Financial Group by 115.4% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 103,779 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $8,137,000 after acquiring an additional 55,590 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its stake in Meta Financial Group by 435.6% in the 3rd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 16,014 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,255,000 after acquiring an additional 13,024 shares during the period. Cadence Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Meta Financial Group by 87.9% in the 4th quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 18,340 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $1,699,000 after acquiring an additional 8,577 shares during the period. James Investment Research Inc. acquired a new stake in Meta Financial Group in the 4th quarter valued at $946,000. Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can grew its stake in Meta Financial Group by 1,177.0% in the 3rd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 11,493 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $907,000 after acquiring an additional 10,593 shares during the period. 78.95% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Meta Financial Group stock opened at $107.05 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,036.65, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.87 and a beta of 1.19. Meta Financial Group Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $60.70 and a fifty-two week high of $117.97.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be issued a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 9th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.49%. Meta Financial Group’s payout ratio is currently 10.14%.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on CASH. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Meta Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 13th. BidaskClub upgraded Meta Financial Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, March 3rd. B. Riley raised their price objective on Meta Financial Group from $120.00 to $125.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and issued a $125.00 price objective on shares of Meta Financial Group in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $118.80.
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Meta Financial Group Profile
Meta Financial Group, Inc operates as the holding company for MetaBank that offers various banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, financial institutions, and other businesses. It provides various deposit products, such as statement savings accounts, money market savings accounts, and NOW and regular checking accounts, as well as deposits related to prepaid cards, which primarily include checking accounts and certificate accounts.
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