Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWBK) experienced a big drop in short-term interest in November. As of November 30, there was short interest for a total of 12,800 shares, a decrease of 29.3% from the November 15 total of 18,100 shares. Approximately 0.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 7,200 shares, the ratio of days to hedge is currently 1.8 days.
Several hedge funds have recently modified their stakes in the company. HYA Advisors Inc increased its position in Hawthorn Bancshares shares by 4.1% during the third quarter. HYA Advisors Inc now owns 13,428 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $ 314,000 after purchasing an additional 530 shares during the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in Hawthorn Bancshares by 149.0% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,484 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $ 34,000 after acquiring an additional 888 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its stake in Hawthorn Bancshares by 27.0% during the third quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 4,780 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $ 111,000 after acquiring an additional 1,017 shares during the period. Pinnacle Holdings LLC increased its stake in Hawthorn Bancshares by 4.0% during the second quarter. Pinnacle Holdings LLC now owns 26,572 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $ 609,000 after acquiring an additional 1,022 shares during the period. Finally, PL Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in Hawthorn Bancshares by 0.3% during the third quarter. PL Capital Advisors LLC now owns 312,730 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $ 7,243,000 after acquiring an additional 1,040 shares during the period. 25.89% of the shares currently belong to institutional investors and hedge funds.
HWBK It rose $ 0.57 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $ 24.85. 4,404 shares of the company’s stock were publicly traded, compared to its average volume of 15,907. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 0.97, and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03. Hawthorn Bancshares has a 52-week low of $ 18.07 and a 52-week high of $ 26.06. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $ 24.18 and a 200-day moving average price of $ 23.33. The company has a market capitalization of $ 164.43 million, a PE ratio of 7.59, and a beta of 0.51.
Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ: HWBK) last published its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 27. The financial services provider reported $ 0.88 EPS for the quarter. Hawthorn Bancshares had a net margin of 26.81% and a return on equity of 16.17%. The company had revenues of $ 19.06 million for the quarter.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, to be paid on Saturday, January 1. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 15, will receive a dividend of $ 0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 14. This represents an annualized dividend of $ 0.60 and a dividend yield of 2.41%. Hawthorn Bancshares pay rate is 18.33%.
Hawthorn Bancshares Company Profile
Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc operates as a banking holding company, providing banking services to individual and corporate clients through its subsidiary, Hawthorn Bank. Offers checking and savings accounts, Internet banking, debit cards, certificates of deposit, brokerage services, personal loans, installment loans, trust services, credit-related insurance, and safe deposit boxes.
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