Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWBK – Get a rating) Director Frank E. Burkhead bought 1,000 shares of the company in a trade dated Monday, June 6. The shares were purchased at an average price of $26.95 per share, for a total transaction of $26,950.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 17,417 shares of the company, valued at $469,388.15. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available via this link.
Shares of NASDAQ HWBK traded down $0.08 in Tuesday’s midday session, hitting $26.82. The stock recorded trading volume of 5,593 shares, compared to an average trading volume of 6,303 shares. Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. has a 1-year low of $21.54 and a 1-year high of $27.46. The company has a market capitalization of $174.54 million, a PE ratio of 7.64 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.95 and a debt ratio of 0.94. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $26.39 and a 200-day simple moving average of $25.76.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 1. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15 will receive a dividend of $0.17 per share. This is an increase from Hawthorn Bancshares’ previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 14. This represents a dividend of $0.68 on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.54%. Hawthorn Bancshares’ dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 17.05%.
Institutional investors have recently changed their positions in the stock. Sonen Capital LLC purchased a new position in Hawthorn Bancshares during the fourth quarter worth approximately $698,000. American Century Companies Inc. increased its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 15.8% during the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 13,386 shares of the financial services provider worth $310,000 after buying 1,827 additional shares last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 2.0% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 167,959 shares of the financial services provider worth $3,890,000 after buying 3,352 additional shares in the last quarter. FJ Capital Management LLC increased its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 0.7% during the first quarter. FJ Capital Management LLC now owns 66,465 shares of the financial services provider worth $1,680,000 after buying an additional 465 shares last quarter. Finally, Strategic Value Bank Partners LLC bought a new position in Hawthorn Bancshares during the first quarter worth approximately $104,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 34.03% of the company’s shares.
Separately, StockNews.com began covering Hawthorn Bancshares in a research report on Monday. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock.
About Hawthorn Bancshares (Get a rating)
Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Hawthorn Bank which provides commercial and personal banking services. It accepts checking, savings, money market, individual retirement and other term deposit accounts; and certificates of deposit. The Company also offers commercial and industrial, personal, installment, commercial and residential real estate and consumer loans, as well as small business equipment, operations and administration loans; and debit and credit cards.
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