Trading volume for FS Bancorp Inc was 2,693 by the end of trading on Tuesday. Trading volume was down 84.20% under the stocks average daily volume.
Investors are feeling more bullish recently if you look at the decrease in short interest. The company saw a fall in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of -28.54%. Short interest fell from 10,164 to 7,263 over that timeframe. The short-interest ratio decreased to 0.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on October 13.
Here are a few substantial investment firms who have updated their positions. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings by buying 9,065 shares an increase of 151.8% in the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now controls 15,036 shares valued at $777,000. The value of the position overall is up by 192.1%. As of the end of the quarter Lsv Asset Management had disposed of a total of 200 shares trimming its holdings by 1.1%. The value of the investment in (FSBW) went from $781,000 to $894,000 a change of 14.5% since the last quarter.
As of quarter end Wellington Management Group Llp had sold 3,578 shares trimming its position 3.6%. The value in dollars increased from $4,446,000 to $4,961,000 a change of $515,000 quarter over quarter. Raymond James & Associates downsized its position by selling 2,650 shares a decrease of 3.1% as of 09/30/2017. Raymond James & Associates controls 82,245 shares with a value of $4,248,000. The total value of its holdings increased 11.4%.
DA Davidson released research on FSBW giving it an initial rating of “Neutral”.
The company is so far trading up since yesterday’s close of 55.45. The company currently has a P/E ratio of 13.55 and market capitalization is 207.52M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $4.17 with 3.67M shares outstanding.
FS Bancorp, Inc., launched on October 16, 2011, is a holding company for 1st Security Bank of Washington (the Bank). The Company is a diversified lender with a focus on the origination of indirect home improvement loans, also referred to as fixture secured loans, commercial real estate mortgage loans, home loans, commercial business loans and second mortgage and home equity loan products. The Company operates through the community banking segment. The Bank is a relationship-driven community bank. The Bank offers banking and financial services to local families, local and regional businesses and various industries within distinct Puget Sound area communities..