ValuEngine cut shares of SB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SBFG) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Shares of SB Financial Group (NASDAQ SBFG) opened at $18.28 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. SB Financial Group has a 12 month low of $15.61 and a 12 month high of $20.75. The stock has a market cap of $90.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.84 and a beta of 0.68.

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The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.64%. SB Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 17.14%.

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. LSV Asset Management raised its stake in shares of SB Financial Group by 93.9% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 6,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 3,100 shares in the last quarter. Context BH Capital Management LP raised its stake in SB Financial Group by 19.9% during the second quarter. Context BH Capital Management LP now owns 38,407 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $648,000 after acquiring an additional 6,366 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in SB Financial Group by 2.2% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 76,580 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,301,000 after acquiring an additional 1,639 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in SB Financial Group by 0.5% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 87,225 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,481,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 22.15% of the company’s stock.

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SB Financial Group Company Profile

SB Financial Group, Inc is a bank holding company. Through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the Company is engaged in a range of activities, including commercial banking, item processing and wealth management services. The Company’s subsidiaries include The State Bank and Trust Company (State Bank), RFCBC, Inc (RFCBC), Rurbanc Data Services, Inc (doing business as RDSI Banking Systems (RDSI)), SBT Insurance, LLC (SBI) and Rurban Statutory Trust II (RST II).

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