APG Asset Management N.V. maintained its stake in shares of BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 13,166 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the third quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. owned 0.08% of BancFirst Corp. worth $955,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Creative Planning increased its stake in shares of BancFirst Corp. by 0.7% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 4,641 shares of the company’s stock valued at $280,000 after buying an additional 33 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in BancFirst Corp. by 0.6% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 15,472 shares of the company’s stock worth $933,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. increased its position in BancFirst Corp. by 5.7% in the second quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 4,508 shares of the company’s stock worth $272,000 after buying an additional 242 shares during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position in BancFirst Corp. by 2.1% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 18,033 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,088,000 after buying an additional 371 shares during the period. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in BancFirst Corp. by 1.0% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 39,751 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,398,000 after buying an additional 378 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 30.49% of the company’s stock.
BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) remained flat at $83.00 during trading on Thursday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $74.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $67.36. BancFirst Corp. has a one year low of $51.14 and a one year high of $85.00. The company has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion, a PE ratio of 19.44 and a beta of 0.64.
BancFirst Corp. (NASDAQ:BANF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 20th. The company reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.01. BancFirst Corp. had a net margin of 21.02% and a return on equity of 10.08%. On average, analysts expect that BancFirst Corp. will post $4.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be paid a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.83%. BancFirst Corp.’s payout ratio is presently 35.60%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of BancFirst Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 26th.
In other BancFirst Corp. news, Director William H. Crawford sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.37, for a total value of $401,850.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Banking Ltd Ptnrshp R sold 26,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.00, for a total transaction of $2,191,200.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 5,623,600 shares in the company, valued at $466,758,800. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 44.97% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About BancFirst Corp.
BancFirst Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operating activities through its principal subsidiary, BancFirst (the Bank), a state-chartered bank. It has four business units, which include metropolitan banks, community banks, other financial services, and executive, operations and support.