StockNews.com Begins Coverage of First Capital (NASDAQ:FCAP)

StockNews.com began to cover the shares of First Capital (NASDAQ: FCAP – Get a rating) in a research report released Wednesday. The company has placed a “hold” rating on the shares of the savings and loan company.

NASDAQ FCAP shares opened at $39.05 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $131.75 million, a price-earnings ratio of 11.42 and a beta of -0.03. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $40.78. First Capital has a 12-month low of $39.00 and a 12-month high of $57.00.

In other news, please Dennis Thomas sold 777 shares in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 28. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.80, for a total transaction of $30,924.60. The sale was disclosed in an SEC filing, which is available via the SEC website. 4.03% of the shares are held by insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently changed their positions in the company. Alliancebernstein LP increased its position in First Capital shares by 64.9% during the third quarter. Alliancebernstein LP now owns 64,821 shares of the savings and loan company valued at $2,643,000 after buying an additional 25,517 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new equity position in First Capital during Q2 valued at approximately $2,492,000. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in First Capital shares by 0.9% during the third quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 26,926 shares of the savings and loan company valued at $1,098,000 after purchasing an additional 245 shares in the last quarter. Axiom Financial Strategies LLC increased its position in First Capital shares by 33.4% during the 4th quarter. Axiom Financial Strategies LLC now owns 20,836 shares of the savings and loan company valued at $844,000 after buying 5,211 additional shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in First Capital shares by 2.4% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 18,917 shares of the savings and loan company valued at $756,000 after buying 445 additional shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 12.67% of the company’s shares.

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About First Capital (Get a rating)

First Capital, Inc. operates as a bank holding company, which provides business and corporate banking services. Its loan portfolio includes residential real estate, land, construction, commercial real estate, commercial enterprises, home equity and second mortgage, as well as other consumer loans.

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