Analysts at rate Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ:HWBK) as a buy.

Research analysts at started providing coverage of Hawthorn Bancshares in a report published online on Sunday and made available to the public (NASDAQ: HWBK). The financial services company’s stock came with a recommendation from the company to “buy,” meaning to purchase the stock.
On October 26, 2018, Hawthorn Bancshares (NASDAQ: HWBK) released its most recent quarterly earnings report. The report was for the period ending September 30, 2018. The income generated by the financial services division of the business was equal to $0.73 per share throughout the preceding quarter. During the period examined in this report, the company generated a total of $18.55 million in revenue. In addition, Hawthorn Bancshares had a return on equity of 16.84% for the year, and the net margin for the company was 27.39%.
Recent months have seen several hedge funds implement new strategies regarding how they currently invest in HWBK. P.L. Capital Advisors LLC increased the proportion of Hawthorn Bancshares in its portfolio by 0.3 percent during the third quarter. After making an additional purchase of 1,081 shares during the relevant period, P.L. Capital Advisors LLC now has a total of 355,448 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, which has a value of $7,155,000. This brings the company’s total number of shares to 355,448. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Hawthorn Bancshares by 0.8% over the year’s first three months. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns a total of 247,012 stock held by the financial services provider after making an additional purchase of 1,912 shares during the most recent quarter. These shares are currently worth a total of $6,244,000 as of right now. Finally, AllianceBernstein L.P. increased the proportion of Hawthorn Bancshares in which it was invested by 6.7% during the third quarter. AllianceBernstein L.P. now owns 217,471 stock held by the financial services provider after purchasing an additional 13,718 shares during the most recent quarter. The value of these shares as of right now is $4,754,000 in total. During the third quarter of 2018, Dimensional Fund Advisors L.P. increased the percentage of Hawthorn Bancshares owned by 0.9%. Dimensional Fund Advisors L.P. now directly owns 176,553 stock held by the financial services provider after making an additional purchase of 1,607 shares during the relevant period. At the moment, the value of the stock can be expressed as $3,860,000. And finally, during the second quarter, Pinnacle Holdings LLC raised the amount of Hawthorn Bancshares it owned by 4.0 percent. Pinnacle Holdings LLC now has a total of 41,654 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, collectively worth a total of $1,062,000. This was made possible due to an additional purchase of 1,602 shares. Institutional investors own 32.88% of the company’s total shares, making them the company’s largest shareholder group.
The price of a share of HWBK stock was $22.55 when trading began on Friday. Currently, one share of the company’s stock can be purchased for a price of 23.68 dollars, while the stock’s simple moving average over the last 50 days has been $22.36. Over the last 52 weeks, the price of a share of Hawthorn Bancshares has ranged from a low of $21.06 to a high of $27.46. The company has a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.01, and its market capitalization is $152.66 million. The company’s beta is 0.40, and the stock’s price-to-earnings ratio is 7.01. All three of the liquidity ratios, the current ratio, the quick ratio, and the debt-to-equity ratio, all come in at 0.96, but the debt-to-equity ratio comes in at 1.06.
Hawthorn Bank, which provides banking services to individuals and businesses, reports to Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. as its parent company. Hawthorn Bank provides banking services to both individuals and businesses. We now accept certificates of deposit in addition to traditional checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and other types of time deposits. There are also loans available for consumers, businesses, and industries; individuals making a single payment; individuals making payments in installments; commercial and residential real estate; and loans from the Small Business Administration for equipment and operational costs.


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