Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) Coverage Initiated at StockNews.com

Research analysts at StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBKGet Rating) in a note issued to investors on Sunday. The brokerage set a “buy” rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

Hawthorn Bancshares Trading Down 1.3 %

Shares of NASDAQ HWBK opened at $23.43 on Friday. Hawthorn Bancshares has a 1-year low of $22.16 and a 1-year high of $27.46. The company has a market cap of $158.60 million, a PE ratio of 7.03 and a beta of 0.42. The company has a current ratio of 0.94, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95. The company has a 50-day moving average of $25.03 and a two-hundred day moving average of $25.66.

Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBKGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter. Hawthorn Bancshares had a net margin of 28.79% and a return on equity of 16.75%. The business had revenue of $18.21 million during the quarter.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HWBK. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in Hawthorn Bancshares during the fourth quarter worth $733,000. HYA Advisors Inc boosted its holdings in Hawthorn Bancshares by 29.8% during the first quarter. HYA Advisors Inc now owns 17,434 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $441,000 after purchasing an additional 4,006 shares during the last quarter. Eidelman Virant Capital bought a new stake in Hawthorn Bancshares during the first quarter worth $202,000. Strategic Value Bank Partners LLC bought a new stake in Hawthorn Bancshares during the first quarter worth $104,000. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in Hawthorn Bancshares by 28.4% during the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 23,481 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $594,000 after acquiring an additional 5,196 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 25.82% of the company’s stock.

About Hawthorn Bancshares

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Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Hawthorn Bank that provides commercial and personal banking services. It accepts checking, savings, money market, individual retirement, and other time deposit accounts; and certificates of deposit. The company also offers commercial and industrial, single payment personal, installment, commercial and residential real estate, and consumer loans, as well as equipment, operating, and small business administration loans; and debit and credit cards.

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