Headlines about Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hawthorn Bancshares earned a news impact score of 0.31 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Hawthorn Bancshares (HWBK) opened at 20.60 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $120.26 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.35 and a beta of 0.21. Hawthorn Bancshares has a 12 month low of $13.08 and a 12 month high of $22.36. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $20.40 and its 200-day moving average price is $19.61.
Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $12.89 million for the quarter. Hawthorn Bancshares had a return on equity of 8.01% and a net margin of 13.23%.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Saturday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th were given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.36%. This is an increase from Hawthorn Bancshares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 13th. Hawthorn Bancshares’s payout ratio is presently 22.40%.
HWBK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded Hawthorn Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. TheStreet lowered Hawthorn Bancshares from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Monday, June 19th.
About Hawthorn Bancshares
Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc is a bank holding company. Its activities are limited to ownership, indirectly through its subsidiary, Union State Bancshares, Inc (Union), of the outstanding capital stock of Hawthorn Bank. Hawthorn Bank is a full service bank conducting a general banking and trust business, offering its customers checking and savings accounts, Internet banking, debit cards, certificates of deposit, trust services, brokerage services, safety deposit boxes and a range of lending services.
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