Stock Worth Watching: Is BankFinancial Corporation’s Fuel Running Low? The Stock Reaches 52-Week High Today

Stock Worth Watching: Is BankFinancial Corporation's Fuel Running Low? The Stock Reaches 52 Week High Today

The stock of BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) hit a new 52-week high and has $15.24 target or 5.00% above today’s $14.51 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $280.40 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 25 by Barchart.com. If the $15.24 price target is reached, the company will be worth $14.02M 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 15,782 shares traded hands. BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) has risen 15.76% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.35% the S&P500.

Analysts await BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) to report earnings on February, 6. BFIN’s profit will be $2.32M for 30.23 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.13 actual earnings per share reported by BankFinancial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

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 decreased to 0.65 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.50, from 1.15 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, 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.
Tiaa Cref Management Ltd Liability last reported 75,571 shares in the company. Blackrock Institutional Tru Na has invested 0% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN). California Employees Retirement last reported 58,000 shares in the company. Fifth Third Fincl Bank has 190 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated has 0% invested in the company for 22,400 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN). Manufacturers Life Insur The last reported 16,553 shares in the company. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt accumulated 250 shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Ltd has 87 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Legal & General Grp Public Ltd has 0% invested in the company for 2,529 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 106,313 shares or 0% of the stock. Strs Ohio owns 49,900 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) for 13,389 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management Incorporated, a California-based fund reported 28,200 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 163,100 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

More news for BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “BankFinancial Corporation Declares Cash Dividend” on October 27, 2016. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “BankFinancial Corporation Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2016 …” and published on October 26, 2016 is yet another important article.

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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