Company shares are trading at $30.81 which is slightly above $28.89, the 50 day moving average and a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $28.41. The 50 day moving average went up $1.92 or +6.646% whereas the 200 day average was up by +8.419%. 609 shares changed hands by the end of trading on Tuesday. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 9.91% under the normal average daily volume.
Traders are more bearish on shares of the company as indicated by the motion in short interest. The company experienced a rise in short interest of 1,017.72% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017. Short interest increased 804 over that timeframe. The short-interest ratio increased to 1.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 13.
A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) reduced its holdings by shedding 436 shares a decrease of 87.2% in the quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) controls 64 shares worth $2,000. The value of the position overall is down by 83.3%. As of the end of the quarter Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc. had disposed of 100 shares trimming its holdings by 8.7%. The value in dollars went from $34,000 to $29,000 a change of 14.7% quarter to quarter.
As of quarter end Ubs Group Ag had sold a total of 605 shares trimming its stake by 98.2%. The value of the total investment in Emclaire Financial Corp decreased from $18,000 to $0 decreasing 100.0% quarter over quarter. Creative Planning augmented its position by buying 56 shares an increase of 0.7% as of 09/30/2017. Creative Planning now controls 8,293 shares with a value of $238,000. The total value of its holdings increased 3.5%.
The company is now down since yesterday’s close of $30.80. Emclaire Financial Corp also recently declared a dividend for shareholders that was paid on Friday September 22nd, 2017. The dividend payment was $0.270 per share for the quarter or $1.08 on an annualized basis. The dividend yield was $3.48. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 30th of August 2017.
The P/E ratio is currently 15.637 and the market cap is 67.93M.
Emclaire Financial Corp, launched on June 28, 1989, is a financial holding company. The Company provides a range of retail and commercial financial products and services to customers in western Pennsylvania through its subsidiary bank, The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton (the Bank). The Bank’s primary business consists of attracting deposits from the public and investing the funds in real estate loans secured by liens on residential and commercial property, consumer loans, commercial business loans, marketable securities and interest-earning deposits. The Bank operates through a network of approximately 10 retail branch offices in Venango, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson and Mercer counties, Pennsylvania. The Business’s other subsidiary, Emclaire Settlement Services, LLC, provides real estate settlement services to the Bank and other customers..