The stock of BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) hit a new 52-week high and has $18.42 target or 31.00% above today’s $14.06 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $274.50M company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $18.42 price target is reached, the company will be worth $85.10M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 21,326 shares traded hands. BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) has risen 17.95% since April 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.33% the S&P500.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “BankFinancial Corporation is the holding company for BankFinancial, F.S.B., a full-service, community-oriented savings bank providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses through eighteen full-service banking offices, located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, Illinois.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 1.13 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 2 funds sold all BankFinancial Corporation shares owned while 24 reduced positions. 8 funds bought stakes while 22 increased positions. They now own 11.13 million shares or 4.79% less from 11.69 million shares in 2016Q1.
The Massachusetts-based Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN). California State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 0% or 31,843 shares. Blackrock Ltd Co owns 70,835 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Clover Prtn Ltd Partnership last reported 998,086 shares in the company. Los Angeles Cap Equity Research Inc reported 24,660 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 58,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Barclays Public Limited Company has 0% invested in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) for 87 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) for 25,425 shares. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Invest Lc has 0% invested in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) for 75,571 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management Incorporated last reported 28,200 shares in the company. State Street Corp reported 354,732 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Invesco Limited holds 0% or 15,313 shares in its portfolio. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher Co accumulated 93,586 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Fifth Third Financial Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) for 190 shares. The New York-based Teachers Advsr has invested 0% in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN).
More recent BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “BankFinancial Corporation Extends and Expands Share Repurchase Program” on October 28, 2016. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “BankFinancial Corporation to Host Conference Call and Webcast on October 28, 2016” on October 24, 2016. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “BankFinancial Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2016 …” with publication date: October 26, 2016 was also an interesting one.
BFIN Company Profile
BankFinancial Corporation, incorporated on October 23, 2004, is the bank holding firm for BankFinancial, F.S.B. (the Bank). The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented federal savings bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. The Bank offers its clients a range of loan, deposit and other financial services and products through approximately 19 full-service Illinois banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com. The Bank also offers its clients a range of financial services and products that are related or ancillary to loans and deposits, including cash management, funds transfers, bill payment, and other online and mobile banking transactions, automated teller machines, safe deposit boxes, trust services, wealth management and general insurance agency services.
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