Analyst Upgrades – First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) Stock Gets Upgraded By Sandler O’Neill from Hold to Buy

Analyst Ratings For First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF)

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Today, First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) stock received an upgrade by Sandler O’Neill from Hold to Buy.

There are 1 hold rating, 1 buy rating on the stock.

The current consensus rating on First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) is Buy (Score: 2.50) with a consensus target price of $53.50 per share, a potential 4.37% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/19/2017-Sandler O’Neill Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 6/28/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 10/5/2015-Raymond James Financial, Inc. was Downgraded by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Market Perform” rating.

Dividend information for First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF)

First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 1.95%.

Dividend History for First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF)

  • On 7/18/2017 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 1.96% with an ex dividend date of 8/16/2017 which will be payable on 8/25/2017.
  • On 4/18/2017 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 1.91% with an ex dividend date of 5/17/2017 which will be payable on 5/26/2017.
  • On 1/24/2017 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 1.99% with an ex dividend date of 2/15/2017 which will be payable on 2/24/2017.
  • On 10/18/2016 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.22 with an ex dividend date of 11/8/2016 which will be payable on 11/18/2016.
  • On 7/19/2016 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.22 with an ex dividend date of 8/17/2016 which will be payable on 8/26/2016.
  • On 4/19/2016 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.22 with an ex dividend date of 5/18/2016 which will be payable on 5/27/2016.
  • On 1/27/2016 First Defiance Financial Corp. announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.22 with an ex dividend date of 2/17/2016 which will be payable on 2/26/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF)
First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) has insider ownership of 3.40% and institutional ownership of 62.97%.

  • On 6/8/2017 Donald P. Hileman, Insider, sold 400 with an average share price of $54.60 per share and the total transaction amounting to $21,840.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/1/2017 Gregory R. Allen, Insider, sold 2,167 with an average share price of $54.23 per share and the total transaction amounting to $117,516.41. View SEC Filing
  • On 12/5/2016 James R. Williams III, Insider, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $46.84 per share and the total transaction amounting to $46,840.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/23/2016 John R Reisner, Insider, bought 522 with an average share price of $41.29 per share and the total transaction amounting to $21,553.38. View SEC Filing
  • On 10/25/2016 Brent L. Beard, Insider, sold 95 with an average share price of $41.61 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,952.95. View SEC Filing
  • On 7/26/2016 Gregory R Allen, Insider, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $43.03 per share and the total transaction amounting to $43,030.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/15/2016 William J Small, Director, sold 1,584 with an average share price of $39.40 per share and the total transaction amounting to $62,409.60. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF)
Shares of First Defiance Financial Corp. closed the previous trading session at 51.26 up +0.50 0.99% with 47,377 shares trading hands.

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