Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) Now Covered by StockNews.com Analysts
StockNews.com began to cover the shares of Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ: HWBK – Get a rating) in a report released Wednesday. The company has set a “buy” rating on the shares of the financial services provider.
NASDAQ HWBK shares opened at $25.76 on Wednesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $25.70. Hawthorn Bancshares has a 1-year low of $20.76 and a 1-year high of $27.46. The company has a market capitalization of $170.45 million, a price-earnings ratio of 7.57 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt ratio of 1.03.
Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ: HWBK – Get a rating) last released its results on Friday, January 28. The financial services provider reported earnings per share of $0.90 for the quarter. Hawthorn Bancshares had a net margin of 27.86% and a return on equity of 16.63%. The company had revenue of $18.78 million for the quarter.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have been buying and selling stocks recently. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings of Hawthorn Bancshares shares by 5.0% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 25,398 shares of the financial services provider worth $659,000 after acquiring an additional 1,204 shares in the last quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new equity stake from Hawthorn Bancshares in Q4 worth approximately $733,000. Alliancebernstein LP increased its holdings of Hawthorn Bancshares shares by 39.5% in Q4. Alliancebernstein LP now owns 183,924 shares of the financial services provider worth $4,771,000 after acquiring an additional 52,067 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its holdings of Hawthorn Bancshares shares by 10.5% in Q4. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 22,058 shares of the financial services provider worth $572,000 after acquiring 2,100 additional shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sonen Capital LLC acquired a new equity stake from Hawthorn Bancshares in Q4 worth approximately $698,000. Institutional investors hold 32.90% of the company’s shares.
About Hawthorn Bancshares (Get a rating)
Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company, which provides retail and corporate banking services through its subsidiary, Hawthorn Bank. It offers checking and savings accounts, Internet banking, debit cards, certificates of deposit, brokerage services, personal loans, installment loans, trust services, credit-linked insurance and safes.
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